Puget Sound English Department

April 15, 2009

Happy Birthday (Birth-Month), Writers

Filed under: Literature — O. @ 6:21 pm

T.S. Eliot notwithstanding, April isn’t necessarily the cruelest month; after all, it is the month in which Shakespeare was born, and unless you’re up against a deadline for a paper on Shakespeare, there’s much to celebrate about that.

Other writers born in April include the following, in alphabetical order –after the cake-photo–and our source is http://www.saidwhat.co.uk/quotes/month/4:kids-birthday-cake-idea-02




Amis, Kingsley

Baudelaire, Charles

Beckett, Samuel

Cabell, James Branch

Dillard, Annie

Dinesen, Isak

Fielding, Henry

France, Anatole

Heaney, Seamus

Lee, Harper

Malamud, Bernard

Mortimer, John

Muir, John

Nabokov, Vladimir

Ozick, Cynthia

Rosten, Leo

Washington, Booker T.

Wittgenstein, Ludwig

Wordsworth, William

Zola, Emile


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