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  • Mariel Hadley Hemingway
    Mariel Hadley Hemingway (born November 22, 1961) is an American actress and writer. Hemingway was born in Mill Valley, California, the third daughter of Byra Louise (née Whittlesey) Hemingway and J...
  • Frances Milton (1780 - 1863)
    Wikipedia contributors. " Frances Trollope ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Frances Milton Trollope (10 March 1779 – 6 October 1863) was an English novelist and writer who published as Mrs. Tro...
  • Mary Fraser (1851 - 1922)
    Mary Crawford Fraser (April 8, 1851 – 1922), usually known as Mrs. Hugh Fraser, was an American writer noted for her various memoirs and historical novels. She was born in Italy to the American sculp...
  • William Minor Dabney (1919 - 2000)
    Professor of History. Author. Navy Veteran. William Minor Dabney was born in Norfolk, Virginia the son of James Cabell and Mary Whittle Dabney. He attended the College of William and Mary, and eventu...
  • William Nicholas Hailmann (1836 - 1920)
    William Nicholas Hailmann (20 October 1836 Glarus, Switzerland – 13 May 1920 Pasadena, California) was a United States educator. He was a progressive educator and helped introduce the kindergarten in...


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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