Latvian playwright, journalist and politician Pauls Putniņš was born on November 12, 1937, and died on December 1, 2018. He graduated from the Latvian State Conservatory in 1963, after which Putniņš worked as an assistant director and director at the Dailies and Liepāja Theatres. A dramatist from 1965, Putniņš was one of the most popular ..
Prominent Russian writer of Circassian ancestry Andrei Georgiyevich Bitov was born on May 27, 1937, and died on December 3, 2018, in Moscow. Andrei Bitov’s father was an architect and his mother was a lawyer. Bitov completed his secondary education in 1954 and began writing two years later. During 1957, Andrei Bitov became a student ..
Macedonian linguist, folklorist and historian Blaže Ristovski was born in the village Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Macedonia on March 21, 1931 and died on November 28, 2018. Ristovski graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology. Ristovski was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje. He served as a member of the ..
leading Macedonian dramatist and scriptwriter Goran Stefanovski born on April 27, 1952, in Bitola, SR Macedonia, then Yugoslavia and died on November 27, 2018 Stefanovski was situated in Canterbury, Kent in the UK. Stefanovski made significant progress with his work before moving to the UK in the mid-nineties. Stefanovski’s 1993 play Sarajevo played at the ..
Spanish writer and playwright Miguel Romero García, better known as Miguel Romero Esteo was born in 1930, in Montoro, Córdoba and died on November 29, 2018. Esteo work was a part of the so-called Spanish post-war theatre. In his childhood, he graduates in Madrid in Journalism and Political Science, and he thinks about other college ..
Pakistani Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and teacher Altaf Fatima was in born 1929, in Lucknow, British India and died on November 29, 2018. Altaf Fatima relocated to Lahore at the Partition, where she earned an MA and BEd from the University of Punjab. Fatima book Dastak Na Do (“The One Who Did Not Ask “) ..
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 ..