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Ann Petry (October 12, 1908 – April 28, 1997) was an American writer.
Her parents belonged to the black minority of the small town in Connecticut where she was born. 101 more words
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Molly Keane (born Mary Nesta Skrine, 20 July 1904 – 22 April 1996) was an Irish writer.
She went to a boarding school in Bray, County Wicklow, married one of a Waterford squirearchical family in 1938 and had two daughters, Sally and Virginia. 91 more words
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Irmgard Keun (6 February 1905 – 5 May 1982) was a German writer.
In Cologne, Keun attended a Lutheran girls’ school. From 1925 to 1927, she attended an acting school and worked as a stenotypist. 208 more words
Clarice Lispector (born Chaya, December 10, 1920 – December 9, 1977) was a Brazilian writer.
She was born to a Jewish family in Chechelnyk, Podolia, a shtetl in what today is Ukraine. 501 more words
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Charlotte Van den Broeck (29/06/1991) is a Flemish poet, born in Turnhout. She studied Language and Literature at Ghent University, and is currently taking a degree course in… 63 more words
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Tessa Jane Hadley (née Nichols; 28 February 1956) is a British writer.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from Clare College, University of Cambridge. 124 more words
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Musings Of A Creative Mind
A short while ago, I posted about gifting e-books and how simple it was. For those who missed that entry, I’ll briefly recap the basic idea here. 525 more words
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