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:
Cabell, James Branch
Washington, Booker T.