Writers Whose First Name Starts With K

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with K. The list includes people like Katherine Schwarzenegger, Kurt Vonnegut, Ken Jennings, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kabir and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with K includes people from United States, Germany, England, Japan and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Katherine Schwarzenegger
(Daughter of Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Author of Self-Help Books)
Katherine Schwarzenegger
27
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 2 
Kurt Vonnegut
(Writer Known For His Satirical and Darkly Humorous Novels)
Kurt Vonnegut
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 11, 2007
 3 
Khalil Gibran
14
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10, 1931
 4 
Kabir
(Saint and Mystic Poet)
Kabir
20
Birthdate: 1440 AD
Birthplace: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1518 AD
 5 
Karl Pilkington
(Television Presenter, Radio Producer)
Karl Pilkington
10
Birthdate: September 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Kazuo Ishiguro
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Kazuo Ishiguro
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan
 7 
Kirsten Gillibrand
(United States Senator from New York)
Kirsten Gillibrand
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: AlAlbany, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Khushwant Singh
(Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician)
Khushwant Singh
37
Birthdate: February 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hadali, British India (now in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: March 20, 1999
 9 
Kyle Carpenter
(Military Officer)
Kyle Carpenter
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
 10 
Kazi Nazrul Islam
(One of the Greatest Poets in Bengali Literature)
Kazi Nazrul Islam
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Churulia, India
Died: August 29, 1976
 11 
Kuvempu
(Novelist)
Kuvempu
42
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chikkamagaluru district
Died: November 11, 1994
 12 
Kevin McNally
3
Birthdate: April 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Kayden Kross
(Actress)
Kayden Kross
4
Birthdate: September 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Kristi Yamaguchi
(Figure skater)
Kristi Yamaguchi
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 15 
Ken Kesey
(Novelist & Essayist Known for His Novels: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Sometimes a Great Notion’)
Ken Kesey
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: November 10, 2001
 16 
Karen Blixen
(Danish Writer Best Known for Her Works: 'Out of Africa' and 'Seven Gothic Tales')
Karen Blixen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: September 7, 1962
Katherine Mansfield
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 9, 1923
 18 
Kristin Nelson
6
Birthdate: June 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: April 27, 2018
 19 
Khaled Hosseini
(Afghan-American Novelist and Former Physician)
Khaled Hosseini
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kabul, Afghanistan
 20 
Kumar Vishwas
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pilkhuwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Kevin Mitnick
(Consultant)
Kevin Mitnick
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States
 22 
Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22, 1904
 23 
Karen Duffy
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Queens, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Kerry Katona
(Actor, Television presenter, Singer, Writer, Autobiographer)
Kerry Katona
2
Birthdate: September 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warrington
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 25 
Kingsley Amis
(Novelist)
Kingsley Amis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clapham, London, England
Died: October 22, 1995
 26 
Kevin Hagen
(Actor, Television actor)
Kevin Hagen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: July 9, 2005
 27 
Kevin Gage
(Actor)
Kevin Gage
2
Birthdate: May 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wisconsin, United States
 28 
Ken Saro-Wiwa
(Nigerian Writer & Environmental Activist Who Led Nonviolent Campaigns Against Environmental Degradation)
Ken Saro-Wiwa
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bori, Nigeria
Died: November 10, 1995
 29 
Kathryn Walker
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 30 
Kim Eun-sook
(Screenplay Writer)
Kim Eun-sook
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Gangneung, South Korea
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Kathy Reichs
(Forensic Anthropologist Who Used Her Expertise to Write the Bestselling Crime Novel, 'Break No Bones')
Kathy Reichs
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 32 
Kusumagraj
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pune
Died: March 10, 1999
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Katharine Gun
(Linguist)
Katharine Gun
0
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Taiwan, Taiwan
 34 
Keegan Connor Tracy
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 35 
Kathrine Switzer
(Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction writer)
Kathrine Switzer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amberg
 36 
Knut Hamsun
(One of the Most Influential Norwegian Writers & Winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize in Literature.)
Knut Hamsun
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: February 19, 1952
 37 
Katherine Anne Porter
(Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist)
Katherine Anne Porter
0
Birthdate: May 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indian Creek, Texas, U.S.
Died: September 18, 1980
 38 
Kay Thompson
(Author)
Kay Thompson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: July 2, 1998
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 39 
Kiran Desai
(Her novel The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker Prize)
Kiran Desai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
 40 
Ken Robinson
(Author and Speaker Best Known for Preaching Creativity in Teaching)
Ken Robinson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: August 21, 2020
 41 
Keorapetse Kgositsile
(Poet, Journalist, Political activist)
Keorapetse Kgositsile
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: January 3, 2018
 42 
Kate O'Mara
(Actress)
Kate O'Mara
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Died: March 30, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 43 
Kathleen Hanna
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Kinky Friedman
(Country Singer, Songwriter, Novelist)
Kinky Friedman
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 45 
Katharine Lee Bates
(poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter)
Katharine Lee Bates
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Falmouth
Died: September 28, 1929
 46 
Kerri Kenney-Silver
0
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 47 
Kevin Warwick
(Engineer, Writer, University teacher, Computer scientist)
Kevin Warwick
1
Birthdate: February 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coventry
 48 
Kenneth Copeland
(Actor, Writer)
Kenneth Copeland
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lubbock
 49 
Katharine Viner
(Journalist)
Katharine Viner
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
 50 
Karin Slaughter
(Novelist)
Karin Slaughter
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Georgia, United States