Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - January 7

1891: Zora Neale Hurston is born. (Explore: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Mules and Men, Zora Neale Hurston)

1919: Robert Duncan is born. (Explore: An African Elegy, Robert Duncan)

1928: William Peter Blatty is born. (Explore: The Exorcist, Legion, William Peter Blatty)

1957: Nicholson Baker is born. (Explore: Nicholson Baker, The Size of Thoughts, A Box of Matches)

1972: John Berryman dies. (Explore: John Berryman, What is the meaning of John Berryman's poem Winter Landscape?)

1986: Juan Rulfo dies. (Explore: Juan Rulfo, Because We Are So Poor, Tell Them Not to Kill Me!)

1996: Bienvenido Santos dies. (Explore: Bienvenido N. Santos, What are the creative techniques that are used in the story "Scent of Apples"...)