Happy Birthday to Authors Born March 1!

March 1 isn’t only a new month, it’s the day some truly creative people were born. Say “Happy Birthday!” to these authors born on March 1.   William Dean Howells 1837 – 1920 Literary critic, playwright, and novels William Dean Howells was born March 1, 1837 in Martinsville, OH. Notable novels include novels The Rise of…

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Literary Birthdays for February 27

There must be something literary in the air for people born on February 27! Some of the world’s most prestigious and beloved writers and authors were born on this day. Won’t you join us in wishing a happy birthday to today’s featured authors? Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 – 1882 Born February 27, 1807, in Portland,…

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Author Birthdays on February 4

February 4 brings another day filled with author birthdays to celebrate. Send your best wishes and good thoughts by reading one (or all) of today’s featured authors. Today’s Author Birthdays William Harrison Ainsworth Born February 4, 1805, William Harrison Ainsworth was a novelist from Manchester, England. Though he studied to be a lawyer, he was more…

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February 3rd’s Literary Birthdays

Some of the world’s most beloved authors were born on February 3rd. What better way to pay tribute and honor their contributions than to read their books on the anniversary of their birth? Happy birthday to these authors born today, February 3rd! Horace Greeley Born February 3, 1811 just outside of Amherst, New Hampshire, Horace…

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Happy Birthday to These Authors Born on January 26

Happy birthday to the authors born on January 26! What better gift than to check out their works?  Did you know many libraries put out displays featuring literary birthdays, anniversaries, and milestones for the current month? Don’t forget to check and see what’s going on each month when you visit your local library. Raise a…

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Author’s Birthdays: January 25th

Some of your favorite authors have birthdays today, January 25th.  Whether they’re still with us or sitting behind their Great Writing Desks in the Sky, there’s no better way to say “Happy Birthday” to a writer than by reading their books. Robert Burns  Born January 25, 1759, Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He’s…

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