Francisco González Bocanegra (8 January, 1824 – 11 April, 1861) was a poet who wrote the lyrics of the Mexican National Anthem in 1853.
Mariano Azuela (January 1, 1873 – March 1, 1952) was a Mexican doctor and author. He is known mostly for his novels revolving around the Mexican Revolution.
Rod Serling (25 December, 1924 – 28 June, 1975) was an American playwright, screen writer, and TV producer. He is mostly known as the creator, and narrator of the TV show The Twilight Zone.
Saki (18 December, 1870 – 14 November, 1916) was an English writer known for making fun of Edwardian society, as well as his macabre and roguish stories.
Bernard Augustine DeVoto (11 January, 1897–13 November, 1955) was an award winning historian, teacher, essayist, editor and reviewer. He is known for his Pulitzer Prize winning series on the American West.
Mardsen Hartley (4 January, 1883 – 2 September, 1943) was a writer, poet, and a prominent American Modernist painter.
James Agee (27 September, 1909 – 16 May, 1955) was an award winning author, poet, screenwriter, film critic and journalist from Tennessee.
Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November, 1850 – 3 December, 1894) has been one of my favorite authors since I could read. He is know for such works as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.
James Jones (6 November, 1921 – 9 May, 1977)was an American author, mostly known for his award winning novel From Here to Eternity.
The Raven, a narrative poem by Edgar Allan Poe, published in 1845, has made its author famous, and a pop-culture phoneme to this day.