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, Russia, Israel 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

Yunus EmreYunus Emre
1240 AD, Turkish
poet, writer
Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
22 April 1916, Swiss, British, American
Conductor, Politician, Autobiographer, Jazz

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

Yasunari KawabataYasunari Kawabata
11 June 1899, Japanese
Novelist
Yasutaka TsutsuiYasutaka Tsutsui
24 September 1934, Japanese
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Yasser SeirawanYasser Seirawan
24 March 1960, American
Chess player, Non-fiction writer
Yue FeiYue Fei
24 March 1103
Poet, Military personnel

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
01 February 1884, French
Author

Yoshiyuki TominoYoshiyuki Tomino
05 November 1941, Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Novelist

Yair LapidYair Lapid
05 November 1963, Israeli
Journalist, Writer, Politician, Actor, Television

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948, Indian
Novelist, Writer
Yevgeny YevtushenkoYevgeny Yevtushenko
18 July 1932, Russian
Poet

Yōko OgawaYōko Ogawa
30 March 1962, Japanese
Novelist, Writer

YoshitoshiYoshitoshi
30 April 1839, Japanese
Engraver, Painter, Poet

Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza
01 May 1959, French
Actor, Linguist, Translator, Playwright, Novelist,
Yu HuaYu Hua
03 April 1960, Chinese
Writer, Screenwriter

Yehuda AmichaiYehuda Amichai
03 May 1924, German, Israeli
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Educationist, Educator
Yuyuko TakemiyaYuyuko Takemiya
24 February 1978, Japanese
Writer, Novelist

Yusef KomunyakaaYusef Komunyakaa
29 April 1947, American
Poet

Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
07 December 1878, Japanese
Author
Yamamoto TsunetomoYamamoto Tsunetomo
11 June 1659, Japanese
Philosopher, Writer

Yūko TsushimaYūko Tsushima
30 March 1947, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Short story writer, Literary
Yitzhak NavonYitzhak Navon
09 April 1921, Israeli
Politician, Writer, Playwright, Educator

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

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Yōsuke KurodaYōsuke Kuroda
29 March 1968, Japanese
Novelist, Screenwriter
Yoshihiro TatsumiYoshihiro Tatsumi
10 June 1935, Japanese
Manga Artist

Yoshida KenkōYoshida Kenkō
1283 AD, Japanese
Author

Yevgeny BaratynskyYevgeny Baratynsky
02 March 1800, Russian
Poet

Yves BonnefoyYves Bonnefoy
24 June 1923, French
Poet
Yvor WintersYvor Winters
17 October 1900, American
Poet
Yakup Kadri KaraosmanoğluYakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu
27 March 1889, Egyptian, Turkish
Novelist

Yaltah MenuhinYaltah Menuhin
07 October 1921, British
Musician

Yuli DanielYuli Daniel
15 November 1925, Russian
Writer

Yukio NinagawaYukio Ninagawa
15 October 1935, Japanese
Theatre director
Yoram KaniukYoram Kaniuk
02 May 1930, Israeli
Witer

Yury OleshaYury Olesha
03 March 1899, Russian
Novelist

Yu DafuYu Dafu
07 December 1896, Chinese
Writer

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

Yakub KolasYakub Kolas
03 November 1882, Belarusian
Writer
Yūsuke SantamariaYūsuke Santamaria
12 March 1971, Japanese
Actor, Singer, Tarento, Film actor

Yehuda AlhariziYehuda Alharizi
1165 AD, Spanish
Rabbi
Ye ShengtaoYe Shengtao
28 October 1894, Chinese
Writer

Yordan YovkovYordan Yovkov
09 November 1880, Bulgarian
Writer

Yosef LapidYosef Lapid
27 December 1931, Israeli, Serbian
Television presenter
Yambo OuologuemYambo Ouologuem
22 August 1940, Malian
Author

Yi SaekYi Saek
1328 AD, South Korean
Writer
Yamanoue no OkuraYamanoue no Okura
0660 AD, Japanese
Poet

Yōjirō IshizakaYōjirō Ishizaka
25 July 1900, Japanese
Novelist

Yves ThériaultYves Thériault
27 November 1915, Canadian
Author

Yannis RitsosYannis Ritsos
01 May 1909, Greek
Greek poet

Yury KazakovYury Kazakov
08 August 1927, Russian
Author
Yevgeny PetrovYevgeny Petrov
13 December 1903, Ukrainian
Writer

Yórgos TheotokásYórgos Theotokás
27 April 1906, Greek, Turkish
Novelist

Yūsuf IdrīsYūsuf Idrīs
19 May 1927, Egyptian
Writer

Yvonne S. ThorntonYvonne S. Thornton
21 November 1947, American
 
Yo TakeyamaYo Takeyama
28 July 1946, Japanese