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December 24 Writer Birthdays

Clark - Where Are the Children
December 24 Writer Birthdays

  • 1714 - Rainieri De Calzabigi, poet and librettist; close friend of Casanova.

  • 1791 - Augustin-Eugène Scribe, French dramatist whose works dominated the Parisian stage for more than 30 years.

  • 1798 - Adam Bernard Mickiewicz, Romantic poet, dramatist, essayist, translator, and political activist; considered Poland's greatest poet.

  • 1818 - Eliza Cook, English author and poet.

  • 1869 - Henriëtte Roland Holst-van der Schalk, Dutch poet and socialist party leader.

  • 1907 - I.F. Stone, American investigative journalist and author.

  • 1910 - Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr, American science fiction author, poet, and playwright; an influential figure in sword-and-sorcery fantasy.

  • 1911 - Malcolm MacEwen, Scottish journalist and editor.

  • 1927 - Mary Higgins Clark, prolific, popular Edgar Award-winning American author of mysteries and suspense novels.

  • 1969 - Mark Millar, comic book author.

  • 1973 - Stephenie Meyer, author of the popular "Twilight" teen series of vampire romance novels.


Meyer - TwilightMillar - StarlightStone - The Trial of Socrates