Patricia Neal (born September 21, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama), known professionally as Fannie Flagg, is an American actress, comedienne and author. She is perhaps best known for the 1988 novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, which was adapted into the 1991 movie Fried Green Tomatoes; Flagg was nominated for an Academy Award for the screenplay adaptation.
Frédéric Mistral (8 September 1830 – 25 March 1914) was a French writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language. Mistral was awarded the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature for his lifelong efforts in restoring the language of Provence, France.
Vita Sackville-West, London, 1939, The affair for which Sackville-West is most remembered was with the prominent writer Virginia Woolf in the late 1920s. Woolf wrote one of her most famous novels, Orlando, described by Sackville-West's son Nigel Nicolson as "the longest and most charming love-letter in literature", a biography beginning in the year 1500 and continuing to the present day, called Orlando.....♔...
Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath read “Dying is an art. Like everything else, I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I have a call.” ~Sylvia Plath