French writer, pioneer of the novella, archeologist, & historian born in 1803.
New Zealand writer, essayist, & journalist born in 1888. Considered a great of the modernist movement.
American newspaperman & short-story writer born in 1880. Known for Prohibition-era stories about Broadway.
American short story writer born in 1862 best known for his story “The Gift of the Magi”.
Guy de Maupassant
French author born in 1850. He is remembered as a master of the short story form.
Japanese writer born in 1892. Regarded as the “father of the Japanese short story”.
English broadcasting narrator, journalist, & writer born in 1869. One of the most prolific ghost story writers in history.
Edgar Allan Poe
American writer, poet, editor, & critic known for works incl. âÂÂThe Tell-Tale HeartâÂÂ & âÂÂThe RavenâÂÂ.