Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - September 4

1792: Percy Bysshe Shelley is born. (Explore: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Epipsychidion, The Cloud)

1896: Antonin Artaud is born. (Explore: The Cenci, Antonin Artaud, The Theater and Its Double)

1908: Richard Wright is born. (Explore: The Outsider, Big Boy Leaves Home, Richard Wright)

1924: Joan (Delano) Aiken is born. (Explore: The Kingdom Under the Sea and Other Stories)

1925: Forrest Carter is born. (Explore: The Education of Little Tree, Forrest Carter)

1977: E. F. Schumacher dies. (Explore: Small Is Beautiful, E. F. Schumacher, A Guide for the Perplexed)

1989: Georges Simenon dies. (Explore: The Blue Room, The Snow Was Black, Georges Simenon)

1991: Thomas Tryon dies. (Explore: Harvest Home, The Night of the Moonbow, Thomas Tryon)