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
Sidney Sheldon was an award-winning writer, director and producer. His career included Broadway plays, motion pictures, as well as television work.
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.
Rodney William Whitaker (12 June, 1931 – 14 December, 2005) was an author, educator, and film scholar. Mr. Whitaker wrote under several nom de plumes, but the most famous one was Trevanian.