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  • 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...
  • Henry E. Chambers (1860 - 1929)
    Henry Edward Chambers, Sr. (March 28, 1860 – March 8, 1929), was an educator and historian from New Orleans, Louisiana, known principally for his 1925 work, History of Louisiana: Wilderness, C...
  • Cleanth Brooks (1906 - 1994)
    Cleanth Brooks (/ˈkliːænθ brʊks/ (KLEE-anth — ); October 16, 1906 – May 10, 1994) was an influential American literary critic and professor. He is bes...
  • F. Jay Taylor (1923 - 2011)
    Foster Jay Taylor, known as F. Jay Taylor (August 9, 1923 – May 15, 2011), was a historian who served from 1962 to 1987 as the president of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston in Lincoln Paris...


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.

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