What a month of birthdays!
I’m sure you have favorite writers—but do you know when to
send them a birthday card? When to invite them over for cake?
Here’s a handy list for December . . .
December 3 Joseph Conrad
December 5 Christina Rossetti
December 6 Sylvia Townsend Warner; Ira Gershwin (♫)
December 7 Willa Cather
December 10 Emily Dickinson; Rumer Godden
December 12 Gustave Flaubert
December 14 Shirley Jackson
December 15 Maxwell Anderson; Edna O’Brien
December 16 Jane Austen; Noel Coward
December 18 H.H.Munro (Saki)
December 19 Honor Tracy
December 25 William Wilkie Collins-nope, my bad–his is January 8th!
December 26 Henry Miller
December 30 Rudyard Kipling
Try to name a title, or a poem or a play to match the writer . . .
Put a checkmark next to the ones you’ve read.
Choose a writer to read, or reread, in December.