Québécois poet, writer, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and director Claude Péloquin was born in 1942 and died on November 25, 2018. He published more than twenty books of poetry. Canadian poet was also the author of many popular songs, including Robert Charlebois’ “Lindberg” for which he won the Félix Award in 1969. Claude Péloquin passed away ..
Japanese columnist and photographer Masahiko Katsuya was born on December 6, 1960, and died on November 28, 2018, in Amagasaki, Hyōgo. In the wake of coming up short the placement tests for the University of Tokyo and the University of Tsukuba, Katsuya entered Waseda University in 1980. Masahiko Katsuya began working for a supervisor of ..
British writer and political commentator Harry Leslie Smith was born on February 25, 1923, and died on November 28, 2018. The British author and political reporter experienced childhood in destitution in Yorkshire, before serving in the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. Smith emigrated to Canada in 1953. During the wake of resigning, ..
Indian poet, scholar, and writer Meena Alexander was born on February 17, 1951, in Allahabad, India and died on November 21, 2018. She was raised in India and Sudan, Alexander resided and worked in New York City, where she was Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and at the CUNY Graduate Center in the ..
Progressive Urdu writer, poet, human rights activist and feminist of Pakistan Fahmida Riaz was born on July 28, 1946 and died on November 22, 2018. Fahmida Riaz is the creator of the Godavari, Khatt-e Marmuz, and Khana e Aab O Gil, the principal interpretation of the Masnavi of Jalaluddin Rumi from Persian into Urdu. The ..
BJD politician, writer, and social activist Baishnab Charan Parida was born on February 15, 1941, and died on November 22, 2018. He was a previous Member of Rajya Sabha (the upper place of India’s Parliament) and spoke to Odisha. Communism and secularism are his primary mantras. Parida was chosen to Rajya Sabha in July 2010 ..
Chinese American wuxia novelist Shiao Yi was born on June 4, 1935, in Beijing, China and died on November 19, 2018. His father was Xiao Zhichu (1897–1958), a Nationalist general. Shiao’s tribal home in Heze, Shandong. Shiao spent his youth in Chongqing amid the Second Sino-Japanese War. After the annihilation of the Nationalists by the ..
Samir Roychowdhury was born on November 1, 1933 and pass away on June 22, 2016. He was one of the founding fathers of the Hungry Generation from 1961 to 1965 (also known as Hungryalism or Hungrealism), Roychowdhury was born in Panihati, West Bengal, India in a family of artists, sculptors, photographers and musicians. Roychoudhury’s grandfather ..
Scottish Gaelic writer, Iain Moireach born John Murray on March 27, 1938, in Barvas, Lewis and died on November 17, 2018. Iain Moireach wrote poetry, screenplays, and short stories. Moireach published many short stories in the Gaelic magazines Gairm and Gath. Moireach was educated at the Nicolson Institute and at the University of Edinburgh. Moireach ..
Frederick Walter Patten was born on December 11, 1940, and died on November 12, 2018. He was an American writer and historian. Fred Patten was known for his work in the sci-fi, dream, anime, manga, and textured fandoms, where he increased extraordinary qualification through a generous commitment to both print and online books, magazines, and ..