Happy Birthday, Authors!: A Look at Writers Born in November

Happy Birthday, Authors!: A Look at Writers Born in November

Do you share a birthday with your favorite author? Here, we take a look at novelists, poets, journalists, and other writers born during the month of November.

November 1
Stephen Crane (1871)
Lee Smith (1944)

November 2
Michelle Cliff (1946)
Thomas Mallon (1951)

November 3
Thomas Kyd (1558)
William Cullen Bryant (1794)

November 5
Will Durant (1885)
John Berger (1926)
Sam Shepard (1943)
Joyce Maynard(1953)

November 6
James Jones (1921)
Michael Cunningham (1952)

November 7
Albert Camus (1913)
R. A. Lafferty (1914)
Stephen Jay Greenblatt (1943)

November 8
Bram Stoker (1847)
Margaret Mitchell (1900)
Kazuo Ishiguro (1954)

November 9
Anne Sexton (1928)

November 10
Oliver Goldsmith (1728)
J. P. Marquand (1893)
W.E.B. Griffin (1929)
Neil Gaiman (1960)

November 11
Kurt Vonnegut (1922)
Carlos Fuentes (1928)
Mary Gaitskill (1954)

November 12
Roland Barthes (1915)
Tracy Kidder (1945)
Naomi Wolf (1962)

November 13
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850)

November 14
P. J. O’Rourke (1947)

November 15
Marianne Moore (1887)

November 16
Jean Fritz (1915)
José Saramago (1922)
Chinua Achebe (1930)

November 17
Shelby Foote (1916)

November 18
Margaret Atwood (1939)

November 19
Allen Tate (1899)

November 20
Nadine Gordimer (1923)
Don Delillo (1936)

November 21
Voltaire (1694)
Marilyn French (1929)
Beryl Bainbridge (1932)

November 22
George Eliot (1819)
André Gide (1869)

November 23
Gayl Jones (1949)

November 24
Laurence Sterne (1713)
Carlo Collodi (1826)
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849)

November 25
Marc Brown (1945)

November 26
Eugene Ionesco (1909)

November 27
James Agee (1909)
Gail Sheehy (1937)

November 28
John Bunyan (1628)
William Blake (1757)
Rita Mae Brown (1944)

November 29
Louisa May Alcott (1832)
C. S. Lewis (1898)
Madeleine L’Engle (1918)
Sue Miller (1943)

November 30
Jonathan Swift (1667)
Mark Twain (1835)
Winston Churchill (1847)
David Mamet (1947)

Know of an author who should be on this list? Leave a comment and let us know!

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