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  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell. Frequently described as the best graphic novel wr...
  • <private> Acheson
    David Campion Acheson (born 4 November 1921) is an American lawyer and the son of former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson. David Acheson was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Yale Univer...
  • George Burton Adams (1851 - 1925)
    George Burton Adams (June 3, 1851 – May 26, 1925) was an American medievalist historian who taught at Yale University from 1888 to 1925. He was noted for his written works as well as his 1908 ...
  • Wilbur Cortez Abbott (1869 - 1947)
    Wilbur Cortez Abbott (December 28, 1869 – February 3, 1947) was an American historian and educator, born at Kokomo, Indiana. He graduated from Wabash College in 1892. Afterward, he studied at ...
  • Ezra Abbot (1819 - 1884)
    Ezra Abbot (April 28, 1819, Jackson, Maine – March 21, 1884, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American biblical scholar. Life and writings He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1840. In 184...


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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