Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - May 10

1920: William Dean Howells dies. (Explore: Editha, A Hazard of New Fortunes, William Dean Howells, Discuss the story "Editha" by William Dean Howells.)

1929: Antonine Maillet is born. (Explore: Antonine Maillet)

1933: Barbara Taylor Bradford is born. (Explore: The Women in His Life, Act of Will, To Be the Best)

1937: Arthur Kopit is born. (Explore: Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, Indians, Arthur Kopit)

1982: Peter Weiss dies. (Explore: Marat/Sade, Peter Weiss)

1990: Walker Percy dies. (Explore: The Moviegoer, The Second Coming, Walker Percy)

1999: Shel Silverstein dies. (Explore: Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends)