Birthdays: Mary Dodge (1831), Philip Jose Farmer (1918), Jules Feiffer (1929), Susan Griffin (1943), Angela Davis (1944), Christopher Hampton (1946), Jonathan Carroll (1949), Laurence Shames (1951), Nick Flynn (1960), Shannon Hale (1974),
Quote: “There’s almost always a point in a book where something happens that triggers the rest of the plot.” “Just write about what bites you and damn the rest.” – Jonathan Carroll
Philip Jose Farmer was a prolific writer best known for his Riverworld science fiction novels.
Shannon Hale writes YA fantasy. Her novel “Princess Academy” won the Newbery Honor.
Susan Griffin’s book “A Chorus of Stones” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Jules Feiffer, an American cartoonist, won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize.