1903 - Georges Simenon
Belgian author best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.
1932 - Simms Taback
American author and illustrator of children's books, winner of the Caldecott Medal.
1945 - Simon Schama
British historian and author, best known for his multi-volume History of Britain.
1945 - William Sleator
American science fiction author who wrote primarily for a young adult audience.
1957 - Denise Austin
American fitness instructor and author of numerous fitness books.
1959 - Maureen F. McHugh
American science fiction and fantasy author.
1952 - Josephine Tey
2000 - James Cooke Brown
2010 - Lucille Clifton