Writers Whose First Name Starts With Y

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with Y. The list includes people like Yukio Mishima, Yolanda King, Yang Jiang, Yanka Kupala, Yanis Varoufakis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with Y includes people from Japan, United States, Israel, France and other countries all over the world.

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Yang JiangYang Jiang
17 July 1911, Chinese
Playwright

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
07 July 1882, Belarusian, Russian
Poet

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961, Australian, Greek
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22 April 1916, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz
Yasunari KawabataYasunari Kawabata
11 June 1899, Japanese
Novelist

Yann MartelYann Martel
25 June 1963, Canadian, Spanish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel

Yunus EmreYunus Emre
1240 AD, Turkish
poet, writer
Yoshiyuki TominoYoshiyuki Tomino
05 November 1941, Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Novelist

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
01 February 1884, French
Author
Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948, Indian
Novelist, Writer

Yasser SeirawanYasser Seirawan
24 March 1960, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Yair LapidYair Lapid
05 November 1963, Israeli
Journalist, Writer, Politician, Actor, Television
Yitzhak Ben-ZviYitzhak Ben-Zvi
24 November 1884, Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Historian, Writer

Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza
01 May 1959, French
Actor, Linguist, Translator, Playwright, Novelist,
YoshitoshiYoshitoshi
30 April 1839, Japanese
Engraver, Painter, Poet

Yōko OgawaYōko Ogawa
30 March 1962, Japanese
Novelist, Writer

Yehuda AmichaiYehuda Amichai
03 May 1924, German, Israeli
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Educationist, Educator
Yu HuaYu Hua
03 April 1960, Chinese
Writer, Screenwriter

Yamamoto TsunetomoYamamoto Tsunetomo
11 June 1659, Japanese
Philosopher, Writer
Yitzhak NavonYitzhak Navon
09 April 1921, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Playwright, Educator

Yasutaka TsutsuiYasutaka Tsutsui
24 September 1934, Japanese
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Yusef KomunyakaaYusef Komunyakaa
29 April 1947, American
Poet

Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
07 December 1878, Japanese
Author
Yasmina KhadraYasmina Khadra
10 January 1955, Algerian
Writer, Novelist
Yaşar KemalYaşar Kemal
06 October 1923, Turkish
Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer, Journalist

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
1716 AD, Japanese
Poet

Yūko TsushimaYūko Tsushima
30 March 1947, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Short story writer, Literary

Yuyuko TakemiyaYuyuko Takemiya
24 February 1978, Japanese
Writer, Novelist
Yōsuke KurodaYōsuke Kuroda
29 March 1968, Japanese
Novelist, Screenwriter

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Yossi SaridYossi Sarid
24 October 1940, Israeli
Journalist, Politician, Writer, Poet, Educator

Yūsuke SantamariaYūsuke Santamaria
12 March 1971, Japanese
Actor, Singer, Tarento, Film actor

Yakub KolasYakub Kolas
03 November 1882, Belarusian
Writer

Yosef LapidYosef Lapid
27 December 1931, Israeli, Serbian
Television presenter
Yannis RitsosYannis Ritsos
01 May 1909, Greek
Greek poet

Yōjirō IshizakaYōjirō Ishizaka
25 July 1900, Japanese
Novelist
Yvonne S. ThorntonYvonne S. Thornton
21 November 1947, American
 

Yo TakeyamaYo Takeyama
28 July 1946, Japanese
 

Yevgeniy YevtushenkoYevgeniy Yevtushenko
18 July 1932, Russian