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March 18 Writer Birthdays

March 18th, 2017 (10:27 am)

March 18 Writer Birthdays


  • 1842 - Stéphane Mallarmé, French symbolist poet.

  • 1892 - Robert P.T. Coffin, Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet.

  • 1893 - Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, English poet, known for his shocking, realistic war poetry.

  • 1915 - Richard Condon, American novelist, known for political satire.

  • 1927 - George Plimpton, journalist best known for his sports writing and for the founding of The Paris Review.

  • 1929 - Christa Wolf, German literary critic, novelist, and essayist.

  • 1932 - John Updike, American writer who has won two Pulitzers.

  • 1945 - Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress.

  • 1953 - Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose father, James Wright, won in the same category.

  • 1959 - Luc Besson, French screenwriter, film director, and producer.



Plimpton - Paper LionMallarme
Updike - Rabbit Is RichFielding - The Deep End