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Posted by PJBraley on May 31, 2018


Jodi Lynn Picoult, award-winning American writer.

Pope John Paul II (born Karol Józef Wojtyła), Polish writer, Roman Catholic priest, bishop, and Cardinal; elected Pope in October, 1978.

Enya (Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin), award-winning Irish songwriter and musician.

Howard Elliott Ashman, American playwright and lyricist.

Bruce Farrington Coville, award-winning American writer.

Lyman Frank Baum, American writer.

George Walton Lucas, Jr., American award-winning screenwriter.

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE, award-winning Cornish writer and playwright.

Camilo José Cela y Trulock, 1st Marquis of Iria Flavia, Spanish writer. Recipient of 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Paul David Hewson, aka Bono, award–winning Irish singer-songwriter; recipient of the Man of Peace prize 2008.

Alan Bennett, award-winning English writer, playwright, and screenwriter.

Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM, Scottish writer and playwright.

Roddy Doyle, award-winning Irish writer, playwright, and screenwriter.

Sloan Wilson, American writer.

Peter Bradford Benchley, American writer.

Robert Browning, English poet and playwright.

George Orson Welles, award-winning American writer and screenwriter, including an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (1942) and three Grammy awards.

Scott David Westerfeld, award-winning American writer.

Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz, Polish journalist, writer and Nobel Prize laureate 1905.

Christopher Morley, American journalist, writer, and poet.

Kim Edwards, award-winning American writer.

May Sarton, (aka Eleanore Marie Sarton), American poet and writer.

Novalis  (aka Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg), German writer and poet.

Terry Southern, American author and screenwriter.