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  • Ralph D. Paine Jr. (1906 - 1991)
    Ralph "Del" Delahaye Paine, Jr. (March 31, 1906 – January 12, 1991) was an American editor and publisher. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Paine was the son of author and journalist Ralph Delahaye Paine...
  • John Allen Miner (1900 - 1932)
    John Allen Miner Thomas (January 10, 1900 – March 12, 1932) was an American author. He graduated from Yale University in 1922, where he was a member of Skull and Bones. His only novel was Dry Marti...
  • Ralph Delahaye Paine (1871 - 1925)
    Ralph Delahaye Paine (August 28, 1871 – April 29, 1925) was an American journalist and author popular in the early 20th century. Later, he held both elected and appointed government offices. Life a...
  • E. E. Aiken (1859 - 1951)
    Edwin Edgerton Aiken (March 1, 1859 – January 5, 1951) was an American Congregationalist minister and author who spent over four decades as a missionary and educator in China. Born in Newington, Co...
  • F. O. Matthiessen (1902 - 1950)
    Francis Otto Matthiessen (February 19, 1902 – April 1, 1950) was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies. His best known work, A...


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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