Born: July 28, 1927 Rochester, New York Poet
Born: September 4, 1896 Marseille, France Theater Actor, Poet, Playwright
Born: August 11, 1932 Melilla, Spain Journalist, Director, Poet, Playwright
Born: November 27, 1909 Knoxville, Tennessee Author, Screenwriter, Poet
Born: March 17, 1967 Elk Grove, Illinois Poet, Guitarist, Singer
Christy Brown is an Irish writer and artist, who was born with cerebral palsy and could only write and paint with the fingers of his left foot. His most recognized work is an autobiography called “My Left Foot” which was later as made into a 1989 film of the same name (Academy Award winner).
Born: March 27, 1950 New York Author, Poet
Gwendolyn Bennett is an African-American poet, writer, artist and publisher. She was a unique woman, a strong and interesting person. She has become one of the key persons of the Harlem Renaissance of the 20-s and 30-s of the previous century. In this period the African-American culture started winning public recognition.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is an African-American writer, poet and public figure. She was an active participant of the Anti-Slavery movement, a reformer and a fighter for suffrage for women. She was a vice-president of the National Association of Colored Women and a member of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.
Born: July 7, 1915 Birmingham, Alabama Author, Poet