Writers who pen fiction, non-fiction or poetry - from William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Edgar Allan Poe to Mark Twain, Maya Angelou and J.K. Rowling - help us engage more deeply with the world. Explore the lives of these and other famous writers and poets.
HBO has released a documentary on writer and filmmaker Arthur Miller. Narrated by his daughter Rebecca, ‘Arthur Miller: Writer,’ covers his full life chronologically, from struggles with the House Un-American Activities Committee to his five-year marriage to Marilyn Monroe.
The movie ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens this weekend, an adaptation of the 1962 feminist science fiction book written by Madeleine L'Engle. The casting has been praised for its gender and racial diversity, featuring biracial actor Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling.
Ursula Le Guin, who pushed boundaries as a female writer in male-dominated fantasy and science fiction genres, has died at 88. The author was known for her novels including ‘The Left Hand of Darkness,’ ‘A Wizard of Earthsea,’ ‘The Tombs of Atuan’ and ‘The Farthest Shore.’