Writers Whose First Name Starts With A

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Anthony Bourdain, Anne Frank, Agatha Christie, Aleister Crowley, Ayn Rand and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with A includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Anne Frank
(Diarist)
Anne Frank
60
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 12, 1945
 2 
Agatha Christie
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 12, 1976
 3 
Anthony Bourdain
(American Celebrity Chef and TV Personality)
Anthony Bourdain
43
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Alyssa Milano
(Actress and Political Activist Known for Her Role in the 'MeToo Movement')
Alyssa Milano
29
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
AJ Lee
(Retired Professional Wrestler and Executive Producer for WOW – Women of Wrestling)
AJ Lee
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Union City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 6 
Alan Watts
(Writer)
Alan Watts
15
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chislehurst, Kent, England
Died: November 16, 1973
 7 
Arthur Miller
(Playwright Best Known for His Plays “All My Sons,” “Death of a Salesman” and “The Crucible”)
Arthur Miller
13
Birthdate: October 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: February 10, 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Angela Davis
(Political Activist)
Angela Davis
31
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham
 9 
Art Garfunkel
(Best Known for His Partnership with Paul Simon in the Folk Rock Duo 'Simon & Garfunkel')
Art Garfunkel
19
Birthdate: November 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Albert Camus
(Philosopher & Novelist)
Albert Camus
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drean, Algeria
Died: January 4, 1960
 11 
Aldous Huxley
(Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Novels: ‘Brave New World’, ‘Island’ and ‘Point Counter Point’)
Aldous Huxley
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming, England
Died: November 22, 1963
 12 
Anton Chekhov
(One of the Greatest Writers of All Time)
Anton Chekhov
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taganrog, Russia
Died: July 15, 1904
 13 
A. A. Milne
(Best Known for His Books About the Teddy Bear ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ and Children's Poetry)
A. A. Milne
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 31, 1956
 14 
Ayesha Curry
(Host of The 'Food Network' Show 'Ayesha's Home Kitchen')
Ayesha Curry
12
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Alexandre Dumas
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Read French Authors of the 19th Century)
Alexandre Dumas
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: December 5, 1870
 16 
Alice Walker
(The First African-American Woman to Win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
Alice Walker
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States
Alfred Lord Tennyson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 6, 1809
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died: October 6, 1892
 18 
Amanda Knox
(Wrongful conviction of the murder of Meredith Kercher)
Amanda Knox
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 19 
Ayn Rand
(Writer and Philosopher Known for Her Best-Selling Novels ‘The Fountainhead’ and ‘Atlas Shrugged’)
Ayn Rand
37
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 20 
Alexander Pushkin
(The Greatest Russian Poet and the Founder of Modern Russian Literature)
Alexander Pushkin
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 26, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: January 29, 1837
 21 
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Novelist & Writer Best Known for His Work 'The Gulag Archipelago')
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kislovodsk, Russia
Died: August 3, 2008
 22 
Alison Sweeney
(Actress and Reality Show Host Known for Her Role in the NBC Soap Opera ‘Days of Our Lives’)
Alison Sweeney
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 23 
Amy Sedaris
(Actress & Comedian)
Amy Sedaris
9
Birthdate: March 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Endicott, New York, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 24 
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(French Poet, Author, and Aviator Best Known for His Novella ‘The Little Prince’)
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 29, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: July 31, 1944
 25 
Alton Brown
(TV Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author)
Alton Brown
3
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Aesop
(Greek Fabulist and Storyteller)
Aesop
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0620 AD
Birthplace: Delphi, Greece
Died: 0564 AD
 27 
Alan Moore
(Writer)
Alan Moore
2
Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
August Wilson
(American Playwright Who was Refered to as the 'Theater's Poet of Black America)
August Wilson
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 2, 2005
 29 
Allen Ginsberg
(Best Known for His Poem ‘Howl’, Which is One of the Most Significant Products of the 'Beat Movement')
Allen Ginsberg
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 5, 1997
 30 
Arianna Huffington
(Co-Founder of 'The Huffington Post' and the Founder & CEO of 'Thrive Global')
Arianna Huffington
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Alex Haley
(Writer)
Alex Haley
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: February 10, 1992
 32 
Aeschylus
(Tragedian)
Aeschylus
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0525 BC
Birthplace: Eleusis, Greece
Died: 0456 BC
 33 
Alexander Pope
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 30, 1744
 34 
Arthur Rimbaud
(French Poet Known for His Works: ‘The Drunken Boat’, ‘A Season in Hell’ and ‘Illuminations’)
Arthur Rimbaud
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 20, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: November 10, 1891
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Adrienne Barbeau
9
Birthdate: June 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 36 
Aaron Copland
(Composer, Teacher)
Aaron Copland
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 2, 1990
 37 
Andy Cohen
(Television Show Host)
Andy Cohen
4
Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 20, 1980
 39 
Audre Lorde
(Writer)
Audre Lorde
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: November 17, 1992
 40 
Anais Nin
(French-Born American Novelist, Diarist and Short Story Writer)
Anais Nin
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
Died: January 14, 1977
 41 
Anne Rice
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 11, 2021
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 42 
Andy Richter
(Actor, Comedian)
Andy Richter
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 43 
Ambrose Bierce
(Journalist & Writer, soldier)
Ambrose Bierce
6
Birthdate: June 24, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meigs County, Ohio, United States
Died: December 1, 1914
 44 
Ayako Fujitani
(Japanese Writer and Actress)
Ayako Fujitani
4
Birthdate: December 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Astrid Lindgren
(Swedish Writer Known for Her Children's Books: ‘Pippi Longstocking’ and ‘The Six Bullerby Children’)
Astrid Lindgren
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vimmerby, Sweden
Died: January 28, 2002
 46 
Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi
(Islamic Scholar, Reformer)
Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi
64
Birthdate: June 14, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bareilly
Died: October 28, 1921
 47 
Amber Tamblyn
(Actress)
Amber Tamblyn
11
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Critic of Islam and Advocate of Women Rights)
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia
 49 
Amrita Pritam
(Indian Author Who Wrote in Punjabi and Hindi and is Considered One of History's Foremost Female Punjabi Writers)
Amrita Pritam
571
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
Died: October 31, 2005
 50 
Amy Tan
(Writer)
Amy Tan
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oakland, California