Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - May 28

1911: Fritz Hochwaelder is born. (Explore: Fritz Hochwälder)

1912: Patrick White is born. (Explore: The Solid Mandala, Voss, The Ham Funeral, The Tree of Man, Patrick White)

1919: May Swenson is born. (Explore: Southbound on the Freeway, May Swenson, In Other Words, The Blindman, A Navajo Blanket, New and Selected Things Taking Place, Describe how  "Women Should be Pedestals" is reflective of author "May...)

1940: Maeve Binchy is born. (Explore: Circle of Friends, Evening Class, The Glass Lake, Maeve Binchy)

1996: Eugenia Price dies. (Explore: Stranger in Savannah, Before the Darkness Falls)

2002: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson, creator of the Nancy Drew mysteries, dies. (Explore: Nancy Drew Series)

2014: Maya Angelou dies at age 86. (Explore: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes, Maya Angelou)