Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 16

1922: "Bloomsday," in honor of James Joyce's novel Ulysses, is celebrated around the world. (Explore: Ulysses, James Joyce, What is "Bloomsday," and why does it take place on June 16, 1904?)

1938: Joyce Carol Oates is born. (Explore: My Warszawa, Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice, Why do Joyce Carol Oates use violence in her stories?)

1943: Reinaldo Arenas is born. (Explore: The Palace of the White Skunks, Reinaldo Arenas, Arturo, the Most Brilliant Star)