Juan de la Cruz (24 June 1542 – 14 December 1591), known as Saint John of the Cross, was a Spanish priest and poet. He is known for his three mystical poems.
Henry Lawson (17 June, 1867 – 2 September 1922) was one of the best-known Australian bush poets and writers of fiction during the colonial period.
Saul Bellow was an award-winning American writer. Among his many distinctions are a Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes, and the National Book Award for Fiction 3 times
Edmund Morris (27 May 1940 – 24 May 2019) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, known for his biographies of Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan
Honoré de Balzac (20 May, 1799 – 18 August, 1850) – A French novelist and playwright known for his novels and short fictional stories and eye for detail
Bruce Chatwin was a journalist, novelist, as well as a travel writer. His book, In Patagonia, established him in the travel book world
Theodore H. White was a historian and journalist known for his reporting from China during World War II, as well as the series Making of the President
James Norman Hall was an American author known for writing historical novels. Mr. Hall’s best-known novel is Mutiny on the Bounty.
Henry James (15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916) was a British author, considered by many to be one of the greatest novelists in the English language
John Fante (8 April 1909 – 8 May 1983) was an American novelist, writer, and screenwriter. His semi-autobiographical novel Ask the Dust is his most famous work