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Tove Jansson 268 views
Born on 9th August 1914 in Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire. She was an artist and a writer. Jansson studied at university college af Arts, crafts and Design in Stockholm from 1930 to 1933. The Graphic school of the Finnish Academy of fine Art from 1933 to 1937 and finally at L'École I'Adrien Holy and L'École des Beaux Art in Paris in 1938. Her notable awards are "Hans Christian Andersen Award 1966, Order of the smile 1975 and pro finlandia 1976. Jansson died on 27th June 2001(aged 86) in Helsinki Finland.
Efemia Chela 252 views

Born in Zambia in 1991, she studied at Rhodes university, South Africa and institute Detudes politiques in Aix-En Provence, France.

Efemia first published story is "chicken", was nominated for the 2014 Caine prize for Africa writing.

She is a writer for the New York Times magazine, she write frequently for Vogue and many other publications. Her work has won a New York press club award in feature reporting a Lowell Thomas Award in travel writing and a GLAAD Award for coverage of LGBT issues. She lives in San Francisco with her husband The writer Daniel Duane and their two daughters.
Faith Mitchell is a medical anthologist who has conducted original research in African American Communities in the US and Caribbean, as well as working on social and health policy issues throughout her professional career. She is the President and CEO of Grantmakers in health, the professional association for health philanthropy. She has a doctorate in medical Anthropology from the university of Berkeley, US San Francisco joint program.

Nathanael was born on July 4, 1804, Salem, Mass, U. S.

He was an American novelist, dark romantic and short story writer who was a master of the allegorical and symbolic tale, one of the greatest fiction writer in American literature.

Nathaniel is Best known for "The Scarlet letter (1850)" and "The house of seven Gables (1851)".

Nathaniel Hawthorne died on May 19. 1864, Plymouth, N.H.

Born September 04, 1908 died November 28, 1960.
Known for Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction. Richard Nathaniel Wright was an African-American author of powerful, sometimes controversial novels, short stories and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped redefine discussions of race relations in America in the mid-20th century.

Richard Wright, a male author is from Adams County, Mississippi, The United States

There may be more authors with this name... but this one wrote a popular book The Black boy

Born on 21st July 1899. He was an American novelist, short story writer and a journalist. His economical and understated style, which he termed the Iceberg theory had a strong influence on 20th century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations. Ernest died on 2nd July 1961.

Jennifer is a Syrian American author, originally from New York City.

She was born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother. She is a member of the Radius of Arab American writers (RAWI) and of American Mensa.

Her short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review. The Saturday Evening Post ,PANK Magazine, MIZA.

Jennifer is the author of "The Map Of Salt And Stars.


Ali Parther 244 views

Ali Parker is a full-time contemporary and new adult romance writer with more than a hundred and twenty books behind her.

She's an entrepreneur at heart and loves coming up with more ideas than anyone person should be allowed to access.

She lives in Texas with her husband and three kids. 

Writing under eleven pen names keep her busy and allows her to explore all genres and types of writing.

Abubakar Adam 243 views
Born in 1979 in Jos, Nigeria. Educated at university of Jos. He is a writer and journalist.
Clementine is a storyteller, human rights advocate. She connect and collaborate and create. Clementine was separated from her family in the Rwandan genocide, 12years later she and her sister Claire was invited to appear on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2006. They were reunited with their family. Clementine's family have all moved to the US. They live in Chicago and she lives in San Francisco. She is now 30 and works as a human rights advocate. Clementine is the author of "the girl who smiled beads".
Kuki Gallmann 241 views
Kuki was born on 1st June 1943(age 75) Treviso, Italy, she is an Italian born Kenyan national, bestselling author, poet,environmental activist and conservationist. In 23rd April 2017,kuki was attacked and shot by Pokot Militia on the stomach when she was patrolling thq laikipia nature conservancy and was airlifted to Aga Khan hospital, Nairobi for further treatment.
Riley Sager 241 views

Riley Sager is a native of Pennsylvania, but now lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

He is the Pseudonym of a former journalist, editor and a graphic designer who previously published mysteries under his real name. He is now a full time author, he's first thriller "Final girls", became a national and international bestseller and was called (the first great thriller of 2007) by Stephen king, translation rights have been sold in more than two dozen countries and a film version is being developed by universal pictures. His last book " The last time i lied” was inspired by the classic novel and film (picnic at hanging rock) and one horrible week Riley spent at summer camp when he was 10.

Jhumpa Lahiri 239 views

Jhumpa Lahiri was born on July 11, 1967.

She is an American author of Indian origin, she is known for her short stories, novels and essays in English and more recently in Italian. 

Jhumpa studied at Barnard college Boston university. 

She was awarded the National Humanities Medal by former President Barack Obama.

Jhumpa Lahiri is currently a professor of creative writing at Princeton university.

Philip Graham 239 views
Born on 18th July 1915 Terry South Dakota US. He was an American newspaperman best known as publisher and later co-owner of The Washington post and his parents company "The Washington Post company". Graham attended Miami High School and graduated from the university of Florida in 1936, with a Bachelor of Art degree in economics and from Harvard law school, where he was editor of Harvard law Review and earned a magna cum laude degree in 1939. Notes by Philip Graham (silbiger,steve).
Toyin Falola 235 views
Full name Toyin Omoyeni Falola. He was born in 1 January 1953 in Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian historian and professor of African studies. He is currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the university of Texas at Austin. Falola earned his B.A and PhD in 1981 in history at the university of ife,lle-ife(now,Obafimi Awolowo university, Nigeria.)
Lola Sheneyin 232 views
Born on 26 February 1974 in Ibadan, Nigeria by Titilola Atinuke and Alexandrah shoneyin. She is a Nigerian poet and author. She currently lives in Lagos, Nigeria. Where she runs the annual Ake Art and Book festival.
John Locke 230 views

John Locke is an English philosopher and political theorist, born on 1632.

John locke laid much of the groundwork for the enlightenment and made central contributions to the development of liberalism. Trained in medicine, he was a key advocate of the empirical approaches of the scientific revolution. In his “essay concerning human understanding ”, he advanced a theory of himself as a blank page, with knowledge and identity arising only from accumulated experience. His political theory of government by the consent of the governed as a means to protect (life, liberty and estate), eeply influenced the United States founding documents. His essays on religious tolerance provided an early model for the separation of Church and state.

John Locke died on 1704.

Carola Lovering attended Colorado college and her work has appeared in W Magazine, National Geographic, outside and yoga journal. Among her other publications, “Tell Me Lies” is her first novel. In addition to writing Carola teaches yoga at Carepower. 

Carola Lovering is currently lives in Brooklyn.

Christopher Greyson is an American storyteller. He is the writer of the bestselling Detective Jack Stratton Mystery- Thriller series. He also penned the bestsellin Psychological Thriller. 

He currently reside in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

Leo Espinosa 224 views

Leo was born on 12 January 1963, in Cartagena. Colombia.

She is a Colombia chef whose Bogota restaurant, Leo cocina y cave, featuring a fusion of traditional and modern Colombian cuisine, first brought her to international attention when it opened in 2007. Leo appears regularly on Colombian television and also runs the restaurant Leo Cocina y cave and Misia books by Espinosa.

Born in 1980 Bridgetown, Barbados. She is a South African based novelist, architect and designer. She grew up in Nigeria. She currently lives in Johannesburg. Her two published novels have earned her considerable attention including winning the South African literary Award for first time published author. Yawande notable works are "Bom Boy (2011),The woman next door (2016)".

William Faulkner full name (Cuthbert Faulkner) his original surname Falkner.

He was born on September 25, 1897, New Albany, Mississippi, U. S. A. He was and American novelist and short story writer who was awarded the 1949 Noble Prize for Literature. He studied at the university of Mississippi.

William's notable works are ,                   "The Sound And Th fury",                          "As I Lay Dying",                                        "Light In August",                                      "Absalom",                                                " A Rose For Emily".

He died on July 6, 1962(aged 64) Byhalia, Mississippi, U.S.

Dave Eggers 211 views
Born on 12th march 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, US. He is an American writer, editor and publisher. He wrote the bestselling memoir, "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius ". He won 2000 Time Best Book of the year, 2000 Washington post Best Book of the year, 2000 Los Angeles Time Best Book of the year, San Francisco chronicle Best Book of the year, New York Time book Review Editor choice, 2001 Pulitzer prize for General Nonfiction Finalist and so on.
John Ling 208 views
He was born and raised in Malaysia. He now lives in new Zealand. Ling is the author of international thrillers that have appeared on the USA Today and Amazon bestselling lists.
Junot Diaz 208 views

Born on December 31 1968 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 

He is a Dominican American writer, creative writing professor at the Massachusetts institute of Technology (MIT) and fiction editor at Boston Review. He also serves on the board of advisers for Freedom university, a volunteer organization in Georgia that provides Postsecondary instruction to undocumented immigrants. Central to Díaz's work is the immigrants experience.

Helen Moffelt 207 views

Helen was born in Pretoria in 1961.

She is a poet, editor, feminist, activist and academist, her publications include university textbook (with the late Bob Woolmer and Tim Noakes) and the Girl Walks in erotica series (with Sarah Lotz and Paige Nick under the nom de plume Helena S. Paige).

Her first poetry collection, "strange fruit" was published by Modjaji Books in 2009. 

Helen lives in Noordholland.

Okey Ndibe 207 views
Okeychukwu Ndibe was born in 1960,yola Nigeria. His early life in Nigeria was marked by the Biafran war. He later wrote an essay titled "my Biafran Eyes". At the end of Biafran war, he finished his elementary school in the town of Enugu Ukwu and attended ST.Michael's secondary school, Nimo in Anambra state Nigeria.
VI Keeland 203 views

Vi Keeland was born in New York .

Vi is an attorney by day and a New York Times & U.S.A Today Bestselling author by night.

In 2013 she released her first romance novel, her novel have appeared on the top 5 lists of Amazon U.S.A. U.K Canada, ITunes and Barnes & Noble. Her work have been translated in twenty languages.

Vi Keeland resides in New York with her husband and their three children.

She is a professor of English and woman studies at Lona college. Her academic interests include 20th-century and contemporary American and non Western fiction. Among the anthologies she edited are the awakening and selected stories of (Kate Chopin, other voices, other vistas, her land) and selected stories of "Charlotte Perkins Gilman", " The Haves and Have Nots", and Passages ".

Chris started writing as a child, he won his first writing award in the 5th grade when he was 10.

He moved to Signal Mountain Tennessee and studied communications and theater at the university of Tennessee at Knoxville then moved to New York City.

Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers,                    "Welcome To Wonderland",                    "Home Sweet Motel",                               "The Island Of DR. LIBRIS"                      "Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library",  " Mr. Lemoncello's library Olympics ".     

He is also thw co-author with JAMES PATTERSON of the #1 Bestsellers,            "I Funny",                                                   " House Of Robots ",                                  "Treasure Hunters",                                    "Jack HA-HA",                                             " Word Of Mouse ", and many others.

Born on 14th January 1886 in Maidenhead, Berkshire,England. He was a British author trained as a civil engineer, Hugh was allegiance to the United Kingdom and served from 1914 to 1918. As a British army, he wrote children's literature, fantasy. He won Newburg medal in 1923. Hugh died on 26th September 1947.
Flynn Berry 198 views

Flynn Berry is an American writer, she is most widely known for her book"Under the harrow".

Berry attended the Masters school before matriculating to Brown university. She then studied writing at the Michener center for writers.

She won the 2017 Edgar Award For Best First Novel.

Scott was born on 24 September 1896, St. Paul, Minnesota, U. S.

He was an American fiction writer, whose work illustrates the jazz age. While he achieved limited success in his lifetime, he is now widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th-century. 

F. Scott Fitzgerald is the author of,          "The Great Gatsby",                                   "Tender Is The Night",                                "The Beautiful And Dammed".

He died on 21 December 1940, Hollywood, Los Angeles, california. United States.

James was born on March 22, 1947 in the USA.

He is an American author and philanthropist, Among his works are the, "Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch And Wizard and Private.

Emmanuel Erim 195 views

Johanna Grussner is from The Aland Island in Finland. She studied in Sweden before moving to Boston.

Grussner made headlines in major U. S television broadcasting companies in 2001 when she trained her Bronx public school children to sing groovy gospel and touring her native Finland. She made a particular impression on New York Times Journalist, Anemona Hartocoullis, who wrote The Book Seven Days Of Possibilities, describing Grussner's ambitious dedication.

Grussner has recorded several albums with Pianist Milka Pohjola. Additionally, she performed and recorded with her Manhattan Jazz Orchestra and Grammy award winning musicians Darman Meade and Peter Eldridge.

She currently based in Stockholm, Sweden where she is a busy performer and teacher.

Julia Alvarez 191 views

Julia Alvarez was born on March 27, 1950, New York City.

She is a Dominican American poet, novelist and essayist. She rose to prominence with the novel "How the Garcia girls lost their accents (1991)". 

Her Residence is in Champlain Valley, Vermont, United States.

Erika Garcia 186 views

Erika Garcia Alexandria was born on 1986 December 16th in the Historical City of Savannah, Georgia to the late Everett Alphonzo Garcia S.R and the late Carlotta Dominic Burgess.

Erika has been a poet since her teenage age and s creative story writer for several years. She was raised in the Coastal Empire Low Country with her three brothers. She motivates the youth with uplifting positive messages that inspires youth with empowerment.

Erika attended Robert W. Groves High School located in Garden City during the years of 2000-2002 and attended Savannah Technical College in January 2007 for Dental studies. She enrolled in South university for Business Administration in 2011. 

Erika is the author of many books, example,

"The art of war",                                         "The scarlet letter",                                    "Dracula",                                                  "Alice's adventure in wonderland", and so on.

Daniel King 183 views
Daniel king is a novelist, a poet and a playwright. He is the author of Tears of mother Africa and defeating divorce.
E.O. Odiase 183 views
Chinny Jul 182 views
J D Salinger 180 views

Jerome David Salinger was an influential 20th-century American writer. Born pn January 1, 1919 in New York. He studied in New York university, Ursinus college, Columbia university.

Salinger was a literary giant despite his slim body of work and reclusive lifestyle. His landmark novel, "The catcher in the Rey", set a new course for literature in post - WW11 American and vaulted Salinger to the height of literary fame. In 1953, Salinger moved from New York City and led a secluded life, only publishing one new story before his death in the year 2010.

Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819, New York City to a wealthy and socially connected family. He was an American novelist, short story writer and a poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include "Typee, a romantic account of his experience in Polynesian life and his whaling novel Moby - Dick".

He died on 28 September 1891, New York City, Woodlawn cemetery, the Bronx, New York City U. S.

Jidi Picoult 175 views

Jodi Lynn Picoult is an American writer.

She was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003. Currently approximately 14million copies of her books are in print worldwide, translated into 34 languages.

She is the author of"Small Great Things", "leaving Time"," Nineteen Minutes", and many more.

K.N. Pumpuni 174 views
Hardeynyhun 168 views
Charles Omoh 165 views
James Umar 152 views
Abes Wattsman 150 views
The James Ibe 139 views
Akor Victor 131 views
Tim 128 views
Jahismine 122 views
Favour.O 60 views
Davids Ogan 51 views

Felix Olokede is a Writer, Conference speaker, Student Pastor, Youth empowerment advocate and an activist for the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) and volunteers for a couple of Non-governmental organizations within Nigeria and beyond.

He is dedicated to seeing youths become all that God has destined them to be and this passion has been the driving force behind his cry to see the emergence of men who will channel their influence to propel God' Kingdom in their respective sphere of influence. The Kingdom Influencers (A platform that reaches out to students to the end that they become men of positive values and influence,thereby, provoking impacts in their immediate environment and beyond) initiative happens to be one of the means he created to give life to the burning passion.

He is the author of the book 'A Witness in my weakness : Overcoming Masturbation and Sexual addiction.'
Osita Eze 29 views
Val Okafor 29 views
N CLETUS 25 views

 

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