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10 Most Famous American Authors

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Alice Walker

Alice Walker was an american novelist born on February 9th 1944. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982 for her novel The Color Purple.

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Edith Wharton

Edith was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer born on January 24, 1862. She was 1st women to win the Pulitzer Prize in Literature.

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Maya Angelo

She was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist born on April 4th 1928. She is best known for her series of seven autobiographies.

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Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King is an American author born on September 21, 1947. Stephen King’s top-selling novel is The Shining.

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Emily Dickson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet born on December 10, 1830. She is is regarded as one of the most important figures in American poetry.

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Walter Whitman

Walter Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist, born on May 31st, 1819. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American novelist, essayist, short story writer and screenwriter, born on 24th September 1896.

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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer, born on October 27, 1932. She was credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry.

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Edgar Allan Poe

He was an American writer, poet, editor, and critic, born on January 19th 1849. He is regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the US, and of American literature.

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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens popularly known by Mark Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, born on 30th November 1835.

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