June Author Birthdays

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June Author Birthdays!

June 1

Colleen McCullough

 

June 2

Thomas Hardy

Dorothy West

Barbara Pym

Carol Shields

Jack Gantos

Norton Juster

Helen Oxenbury

 

June 3

Allen Ginsburg

Larry McMurtry

Anita Lobel

 

June 4

Jacque Roumain

 

June 5

Federico Garica Lorca

Richard Scarry

Margaret Drabble

Ken Follett

Allan Ahlberg

 

June 6

Aleksandr Pushkin

Thomas Mann

Maxine Kumin

Cynthia Rylant

 

June 7

Gwendolyn Brooks

Nikki Giovanni

Louise Erdish

 

June 8

Carolyn Meyer

Judy Sierra

 

June 9

Patricia Cornwell

 

June 10

Saul Bellow

Maurice Sendak

 

June 11

Ben Jonson

Yasunari Kawabata

William Styron

Robert Munsch

 

June 12

Djuna Barnes

Anne Frank

Rona Jaffe

Helen Lester

 

June 13

William Butler Yeats

Dorothy L. Sayers

 

June 14

Harriet Beecher Stowe

John Bartlett

Jerzy Kosinski

John Edgar Wideman

James Gurney

Bruce Degen

Laurence Yep

 

June 15

Brian Jacques

Xaviera Hollander

Elvira Woodruff

 

June 16

John Howard Griffin

Erich Segal

Joyce Carol Oates

 

June 17

James Weldon Johnson

 

June 18

Philip Barry

Gail Goodwin

Chris Van Allsburg

Connie Roop

 

June 19

Blaise Pascal

Tobias Wolff

Salman Rushdie

 

June 20

Charles W. Chestnutt

Lillian Hellman

Vikram Seth

 

June 21

Jean-Paul Sartre

Mary McCarthy

Ian McEwan

Robert Kraus

 

June 22

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Octavia Butler

 

June 23

Anna Akhmatova

David Leavitt

 

June 24

Norman Cousins

Anita Desai

Kathryn Lasky

 

June 25

George Orwell

Eric Carle

 

June 26

Pearl S. Buck

Nancy Willard

Walter Farley

Charlotte Zolotow

 

June 27

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Helen Keller

Lucille Clifton

Alice McDermott

Christina Bjork

Esther Forbes

 

June 28

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Mark Helprin

Jane Ransom

 

June 29

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

John Toland

Breece Dexter Pancake

Julia Kepes

 

June 30

David McPhail

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