Authors' Birthdays/March

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Contents:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st


1st

  • Martial [aka Marcus Valerius Martialis] (circa 41AD - 104AD): Poet
  • William Dean Howells (1837)
  • [Giles] Lytton Strachey (1880)
  • Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892)
  • Ralph Ellison (author of The Invisible Man) (1914)
  • Robert Lowell Jr. (1917)
  • Richard Wilbur (1921)

2nd

  • Shalom Aleicheim (1859)
  • John Jay Chapman (1862)
  • Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss] (1904)
  • Tom Wolfe (1931)
  • John Irving (1942)

3rd

  • Thomas Otway (1652)
  • William Godwin (1756)
  • Raimundo António de Bulhão Pato (1828)
  • Edward Thomas (1878)
  • Yury Karlovich Olesha (1899)
  • James Merrill (1926)
  • Patricia MacLachlan (1938)

4th

  • Johann David Wyss (1743)
  • Alan Sillitoe (1928)
  • Irina G. Ratushinskaya (1954)

5th

  • Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840)
  • Frank Norris (1870)
  • Charles H[enry] Fuller, Jr. (1939)

6th

  • Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac (1619)
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806)
  • Ring[gold Wilmer] Lardner, Sr. (1885)
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1928)

7th

  • Ewald Christian von Kleist (1715)
  • Alessandro Manzoni (1785)
  • Abe Kobo (1924)
  • Dan Jacobson (1929)
  • Donald Barthelme (1931)
  • George Perec (1936)

8th

  • Kenneth Grahame (1859)
  • Gene Fowler (1890)
  • Eric Linklater (1899)
  • John McPhee (1931)

9th

  • Edmund Waller (1606)
  • William Cobbett [Peter Porcupine] (1763)
  • Taras Shevchenko (1814)
  • David Garnett (1892)
  • [Victoria Mary] Vita Sackville-West (1892)
  • Peter Quennell (1905)
  • Mickey [Frank Morrison] Spillane (1918)

10th

  • [Karl Wilhelm] Friedrich von Schlegel (1772)
  • Joseph Karl Benedikt, Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788)
  • Ina Donna Coolbrith (1842)
  • Jakob Wasserman (1873)
  • Claire Boothe Luce (1903)
  • Paul Coates (1921)
  • David Rabe (1940)

11th

  • Torquato Tasso (1544)
  • Henric Spieghel (1549)
  • D[ennis] J[oseph] Enright (1920)
  • Douglas Adams (1952)

12th

  • John Aubrey (1626)
  • Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863)
  • Ralph Hodgson (1871)
  • Kylie Tennant (1912)
  • Jack Kerouac (1922)
  • Edward Albee (1928)
  • John Gross (1935)
  • Virginia Hamilton (1936)

13th

  • Oswald Garrison Villard (1872)
  • Sir Hugh Walpole (1884)
  • Janet Flanner (1892)
  • L. Ron Hubbard (1911)
  • W[illiam] O[rmond] Mitchell (1914)

14th

  • Isadore Gilbert Mudge (1875)
  • Marguerite de Angeli (1889)
  • Max Shulman (1919)
  • Colin Fletcher (1922)
  • John [Barrington] Wain (1925)
  • Bertrand Blier (1939)

15th

  • Paul von Heyse (1830)
  • Lady Augusta Gregory (1852)
  • Lionel Pigot Johnson (1867)
  • Richard Ellman (1918)

16th

  • Gerbrand Adriaenszoon Bredero (1585)
  • Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, comtesse de La Fayette (1634)
  • Camilo Castelo Branco (1825)
  • Sully Prudhomme (1839)
  • Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1866-1954), English literary critic and Shakespearean scholar
  • Percy MacKaye (1875)
  • Cesar Vallejo (1892)
  • Sid Fleischman (1920)

17th

  • Karl Ferdinand Gutzkow (1811)
  • Kate Greenaway (1846)
  • Paul Green (1894)

18th

  • Stephane Mallarme (1842)
  • Wilfred Owen (1893)
  • Robert P. Tristram Coffin (1892)
  • John Updike (1932)
  • Michael S. Harper (1938)

19th

  • Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821)
  • Peter [Henry] Abrahams (1919)
  • Philip Roth (1933)

20th

  • Ovid (43 B.C.)
  • [Johann Christian] Friedrich H?lderlin (1770)
  • Henrik Ibsen (1828)
  • Hugh MacLennan (1907)
  • Lois Lowry (1937)
  • Ellen Conford (1942)

21st

  • Phyllis McGinley (1905)

22nd

  • Randolph Caldecott (1846)
  • Louis L'Amour (1908)
  • Nicholas Monsarrat (1910)
  • Gabrielle Roy (1909)
  • Houston A. Baker, Jr. (1943)

23rd

  • Roger Martin du Guard (1881)
  • [Christina] Ama Ata Aidoo (1940)

24th

  • William Morris (1834)
  • South African author Olive Schreiner (1855)
  • Malcolm Muggeridge (1903)
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919)
  • Dario Fo (1926)

25th

  • Bella Cohen Spewack (1899)
  • Flannery O'Connor (1925)
  • Toni Cade Bambara (1959)

26th

  • Louise Otto (1819)
  • Edward Bellamy (1850)
  • A. E. Housman (1859)
  • Robert [Lee] Frost (1874)
  • Joseph Campbell (1906)
  • Tennesee Williams (1911)
  • Elizabeth Jane Howard (1923)
  • Gregory Corso (1930)
  • Erica Jong (1942)

27th

  • Heinrich Mann (1871)
  • Budd Schulberg (1914)

28th

  • William Byrd II (1674)
  • Maxim Gorki (1868)
  • Nelson Algren [Abraham] (1909)
  • Mario Vargas Llosa (1936)

29th

  • Howard Lindsay (1889)
  • Ernst Junger (1895)

30th

  • Anna Sewell (1820)
  • Paul Verlaine (1844)
  • Gabriela Zapolska (1857)
  • Sean O'Casey (1880)

31st

  • Andrew Marvell (1621)
  • Edward FitzGerald (1809)
  • Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809)
  • Andrew Lang (1844)
  • Octavio Paz (1914)
  • John Fowles (1926)
  • Judith Rossner (1935)
  • Marge Piercy (1936)
  • John Jakes (1932)