Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - August 8

1896: Marjorie Kinnan (Rawlings) is born. (Explore: The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, A Mother in Mannville)

1925: Brian Aldiss is born. (Explore: Barefoot in the Head, Frankenstein Unbound, Brian W. Aldiss, Brian Aldiss)

1936: Mourning Dove dies. (Explore: Mourning Dove)

1965: Shirley Jackson dies. (Explore: The Lottery, Charles, Shirley Jackson)

1980: David Mercer dies. (Explore: David Mercer)