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March 21 Writer Birthdays

March 21 Writer Birthdays
* 1893 - Geoffrey Dearmer, British poet whose works dealt with the brutality of war.
* 1902 - William Downie Forrest, Scottish journalist, editor & war correspondent.
* 1905 - Phyllis McGinley, Pulitzer Prize-winning American author of children's books & poetry.
* 1919 - Geoffrey Pinnington, British reporter & editor.
* 1928 - Peter Hacks, German playwright, author & essayist.
* 1929 - Jules Bergman, broadcast writer & journalist; science editor for ABC News, he is most remembered for coverage of the U.S. space program.
* 1934 - Ved Mehta, Hindu author & magazine writer who lost his eyesight as a child but went on to write novels, nonfiction, travel books, nonfiction books, & an autobiography.
* 1935 - Hubert Fichte, German novelist.
* 1936 - Margaret Mahy, New Zealand author of children's & YA fantasy books.
* 1953 - David Wisniewski, Caldecott Medal-winning American children's author & illustrator.
* 1981 - Lauren Kate, bestselling YA author.

Kate - FallenMahy - A Busy Day for a Good GrandmotherWisniewski - Golem