Literary Library

Arthur Hugh Clough

January 1, 1819 - November 13, 1861English poet, educator and assistant to Florence NightingaleAuthor of "Dipsychus" and "Amours De Voyage"

Mortimer J. Adler

December 28, 1902 - June 28, 2001American philosopher, educator, encyclopedist, author and professorAuthor of "Diagrammatics", "How to Read a Book...

Joseph Seamon Cotter, Sr.

February 2, 1861 - March 14, 1949African-American poet, writer, playwright, community leader and educatorAuthor of "A Rhyming", "A White Song and...

Es'kia Mphahlele

December 17, 1919 - October 27, 2008South African writer, educator, artist and activistAuthor of "The Wanderers" (for which he won the African Art...

Hervey Allen

December 8, 1889 - December 28, 1949American educator, poet and novelistAuthor of "Toward the Flame", "Anthony Adverse" and "The Forest and the For...

Charles H. Wesley

December 2, 1891 - August 16, 1987African-American historian, educator, pastor and authorAuthor of "Collapse of the Confederacy", "Neglected Histo...

John Schlimm

December 1, 1971 - American author, activist, artist and educatorAuthor of "The Cheesy Vegan: More than 125 Plant-Based Recipes for Indulging in th...

Andres Bello

November 29, 1781 - October 15, 1865Venezuelan-Chilean humanist, diplomat, poet, legislator, philosopher, educator and philologistAuthor of "Chile...

Dennis Brutus

November 28, 1924 - December 26, 2009South African activist, educator, journalist and poetAuthor of "Letters to Martha: And Other Poems from a Sou...

Luther Standing Bear

December (?) 1868 - February 20, 1939 Sicangu and Oglala Lakota Chief and Native American author, educator, philosopher and actor Author of "My Pe...

Helen Hooven Santmyer

November 25, 1895 - February 21, 1986American writer, educator and librarianAuthor of "Herbs and Apples", "Ohio Town" and "... And the Ladies of th...

Wilma Pitchford Hays

November 22, 1909 - March 10, 2006American children's and adult book author and teacherAuthor of "Easter Fires", "Naughty Little Pilgrim" and "LItt...