April 6 Writer Birthdays

1892 – Lowell Thomas, American writer, broadcaster, and traveler who is best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous.

1901 – Marian Hemar Ukrainian-born Polish poet, journalist, playwright, comedy writer, and songwriter who was born Marian Hescheles and also used the pen names Jan Marianski and Marian Wallenrod.

1917 – Leonora Carrington, British surrealist artist and writer

1958 – Graeme Base, Australian author and illustrator of award-winning picture books, best known for Animalia.

1962 – Annejet van der Zijl, Dutch writer, screenwriter, biographer, historian, and journalist.

1966 – Vince Flynn, American author of political thrillers.

1977 – Karin Tidbeck, Swedish author of fantasy and science-fiction stories in both Swedish and English.

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