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  • Sarah Josepha Hale (1788 - 1879)
    Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...
  • Patrick Hues Mell (1814 - 1888)
    Patrick Hues Mell (July 19, 1814 – January 26, 1888), was born in Walthourville, Georgia, served as the President of the Southern Baptist Convention in two terms from 1863–1871 and 1880...
  • Giles Lytton Strachey (1880 - 1932)
    Liles Lytton Strachey From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Giles Lytton Strachey (/ˈdʒaɪlz ˈlɪtən ˈstreɪtʃi/;[1] 1 March 1880 ...
  • D H Lawrence (1885 - 1930)
    David Herbert Richards Lawrence From Wikipedia (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawr...


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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