Ken Kesey was a novelist and essayist whose successful stories made him a countercultural figure, he is remembered for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Stephen Jay Gould (10 September, 1941 – 20 May, 2002) was a paleontologist who wrote science books for both scientists as well as the general public.
Sarah Orne Jewett (3 September, 1849 – 24 June, 1909) was an author and poet known for her stories taking place in Maine.
H. P. Lovecraft (20 August, 1890 – 15 March, 1937), born as Howard Philips Lovecraft was an American writer known for horror fiction and spectacular monsters.
Nikolaus Lenau (13 August, 1802 – 22 August, 185) was an Austrian poet who was born in the Kingdom of Hungary, which is now Lenauheim, Banat
Janet Asimov (6 August, 1926 – 25 February, 2019), born as Janet Opal Jeppson was born in Ashland, PA, was a science-fiction writer, as well as a psychologist.
Giorgio Vasari (30 July, 1515 – 27 June, 1574) was a writer, painter, and engineer from Italy. He is considered to be the foundation of art-history writing.
Hubert Selby Jr. (23 July, 1928 – 26 April, 2004) was a writer and novelist from Brooklyn, NY known for exploring the New York area.
Mari Evans (16 July, 1919 – 10 March, 2017) was an award winning poet, editor, and writer, known for poems which are direct, yet lyrical.
Ann Radcliffe (9 July, 1764 – 7 February, 1823) was an English author who is known for pioneering the Gothic fiction genre.