Menagerie of Authors

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (née Marie Dubský von Třebomyslice. September 13, 1830 – March 12, 1916) was an Austrian writer. She was born to an aristocratic family in Moravia (now… Read more "Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach"
Capel Boake - Capel Boake (pen name of Doris Boake Kerr. 29 August 1889 – 5 June 1944) was an Australian writer. She was born in Sydney, but the family… Read more "Capel Boake"
Gwendolyn Brooks - Gwendolyn Brooks (Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an American writer. She was born in Topeka, Kansas, but her family moved to Chicago when… Read more "Gwendolyn Brooks"
Jessie Redmon Fauset  - Jessie Redmon Fauset (born Jessie Redmona Fauset, married name Jessie Redmon Harris. April 27, 1882 – April 30, 1961) was an African-American writer. Fauset was the seventh child of… Read more "Jessie Redmon Fauset "
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper - Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (September 24, 1825 – February 22, 1911) was an African-American writer. Born to free black parents in Baltimore, Maryland, Harper was orphaned when… Read more "Frances Ellen Watkins Harper"