Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 11

1922: Mavis Gallant is born. (Explore: The Ice Wagon Going Down the Street, 1933, Mavis Gallant, Mavis de Trafford Young)

1930: J. E. Casely-Hayford dies

1932: Fernando Arrabal is born. (Explore: The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria, Fernando Arrabal, Is "Picnic on the Battlefield" written by Fernanado Arrabal an Absurd Play?)

1936: Andre Dubus is born. (Explore: The Fat Girl, Andre Dubus, Killings)

1937: Edith Wharton dies. (Explore: Ethan Frome, The House of Mirth, Roman Fever, Edith Wharton)

1957: David Henry Hwang is born. (Explore: M. Butterfly, The Sound of a Voice, David Henry Hwang)