Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Project Tags

view all


  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)
    Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May 1689 – 21 August 1762) was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wif...
  • George Blake Eldridge (1917 - 2010)
    George Blake Eldridge LEVITTOWN, PA - George Blake Eldridge, 92, died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at his home in Levittown, PA. George was born in Lawrenceville, NJ, the son of Clinton W. El...
  • Charles W. Woodworth (1865 - 1940)
    Charles W. Woodworth (April 28, 1865 – November 19, 1940) was an American entomologist. He founded the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and made many valuable c...
  • Arch Merrill (1894 - 1974)
    Archie Hayes Merrill (August 5, 1894 - July 15, 1974) was an American journalist, author, and poet sometimes called the "Poet Laureate of Upstate New York". Biography Arch Merrill was born in San...
  • Byron Andrews (1852 - 1910)
    Byron Andrews (1852–1910) was an American journalist, private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant,statesman, lecturer and author. He was third owner of the National Tribune newspaper and p...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also be added to other genre projects listed below. This is a universal project.

Related Geni projects

Related Country specific Projects

References and Sources

Celebrated and influential writers from around the world.