1933 - Penelope Lively
British author of fiction for children and adults, winner of the Booker Prize in 1987 for Moon Tiger.
1947 - James Morrow
American author whose fiction satirizes organized religion.
1948 - William Gibson
American-Canadian speculative fiction author and coiner of the term "cyberpunk." Best known for his debut novel Neuromancer.
1956 - Patrick McDonnell
American children's author and cartoonist, of the Mutts series.
2005 - George F. Kennan
2005 - Andre Norton
2010 - Sid Fleischman
2017 - Derek Walcott