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Xavier Villaurrutia

Author: Xavier Villaurrutia Profile: Xavier Villaurrutia was a Mexican poet, literary critic and playwright. The short theatrical dramas called Autos profanos published in the year 1953 are his most popular works compiled in the work Poesia y teatro completes. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico and died in Mexico…

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S.1. Vita Sackville-West

Author: Vita Sackville-West Profile: Vita Sackville-West was an English author, novelist, poet and a garden designer. She was born in Knole House, Kent, England and died in Sissinghurst Castle, Kent, England. Harold Nicolson is her spouse. Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson is popularly known as Vita Sackville-West. Not only was…

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Virgil

Author: Virgil Profile: Publius Vergilius Maro was popularly known as Virgil or Vergil in English. Virgil was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. Virgil was born near Mantua, Cisalpine Gaul, Roman Republic, in Virgilio, Italy and died in Brindisium, Roman Empire, Italy. He completed his education in Cremona,…

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Valerie Taylor

Author: Valerie Taylor Profile: Valerie Taylor was born as Velma Nacella Yung in rural Illinois.  She was an American novelist and author. She has also published as Francine Davenport (under which she wrote her romances), Nacella Young, (under which she wrote her poetry) and Velma Tate. During the Great Depression,…

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Stephen Spender

Author: Stephen Spender Profile: Sir Stephen Harold Spender is better known as Stephen Spender. Stephen Spender was an English poet, essayist and novelist. He was born in Kensington, London, England and died in St. John’s Wood, London, England. He completed his education at Hall School in Hampstead, then Gresham’s School,…

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Sinclair Ross

Author: Sinclair Ross Profile: Sinclair Ross was a Canadian author and banker. He was born in a homestead near Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada and died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Sinclair Ross’s genre is fiction.  His most notable and best known work is As For Me and My House. His parents…

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Sara Teasdale

Author: Sara Teasdale Profile: Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. She was born Sarah Trevor Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. and died in New York City, New York, U.S. From the year 1914, after she married Ernst Filsinger, she used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger. Flame and Shadow…

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Sappho

Author: Sappho Profile: Sappho was an Archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho was considered to be one of the finest lyric poets. Names like ‘The Poetess’ and ‘Tenth Muse’ were given to her. Much of her poetry is whatever is available is in the form of fragments…

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Ruth Vanita

Author: Ruth Vanita Profile: Ruth Vanita is an Indian author, activist and academic. Ruth also writes and teaches Hindu philosophy. She was born in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). She received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D degree in English at Delhi University. She worked in the Department of English at Delhi University…

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Peterson Toscano

Author: Peterson Toscano Profile: Peterson Toscano is born in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S. He is an actor, playwright, podcaster, Bible scholar, blogger, a gay rights activist and an advocate against global warming. He completed his education at City College of New York. Glen Retief is his spouse. Nearly 20 years were…

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Perry Deane Young

Author: Perry Deane Young Profile: Perry Deane Young was born in Woodfin, near Asheville, North Carolina in the U.S. and died of cancer at the age of 77 years at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He completed his education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Out of his…

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Paul Verlaine

Author: Paul Verlaine Profile: Paul Verlaine was a French poet. He was associated with the Decadent Movement and the Symbolist Movement. In French and international poetry, Paul is considered to be one of the greatest representatives of the fin de siècle. He was born in Metz, France and died in…

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Paul Toupin

Author: Paul Toupin Profile: Paul Toupin was a Quebec essayist, journalist and playwright. He was born on December 7, 1918 in Montreal, Canada and studied at College Jean-de-Brebeuf, the Sorbonne, Columbia University and Aix-Marseille University. He has taught at the Loyola University and Universite de Sherbrooke and Loy in addition…

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Paul Russell

Author: Paul Russell Profile: Paul Russell is an American novelist, short story writer and poet. In the year 2000 he has been a winner of the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT fiction, two times for The Coming Storm and in the year 2012 he was winner for the Unreal Life of…

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R.6 Nancy Richler

Author: Nancy Richler Profile: Nancy Richler was a Canadian novelist. She was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was Jewish and a lesbian. She completed her studies in Brandeis University and University of Denver. She won two international awards and was shortlisted for…

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