Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 14

Born:



1900 - Hal Borland
American author and journalist whose books centered on the outdoors.








1929 - George Selden
American children's author who wrote under the pseudonym Terry Andrews.




1952 - Kathleen Ann Goonan
American science fiction author whose work is sometimes grouped within cyberpunk.



1959 - Robert Greene
American author and speaker known for his books on power and seduction.








1965 - Eoin Colfer
Irish author known for the Artemis Fowl young adult series, although he also writes adult fiction. And it's pronounced "Owen", although it's much more fun to say "Eee-oyn."



Died:
1912 - August Strindberg
1925 - H. Rider Haggard
1979 - Jean Rhys
1997 - Harry Blackstone, Jr.
2000 - Karl Shapiro
2006 - Stanley Kunitz

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