September 11, 2019

(Nov. 30th 1835 - Apr. 21st 1910)

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Born in Missouri, Samuel Langhorne Clemens was one of three of his siblings to survive childhood.  As a young man he worked as a printer in various cities and educated himself at public libraries.  His first job was as an assi...

August 22, 2019

(Jan. 12th 1876 - Nov. 22nd 1916)

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Born into a somewhat troubled family, Jack had to seek labor as a boy of 13, and had many professions before attending high school.  During his education he met Ina Coolbrith, and later went on to study at Berkeley.  At age 21...

July 17, 2019

(Jun. 14th 1811 - Jul. 1st 1896)

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Harriet Elizbeth Beecher was born in Litchfield, CT to a Calvinist preacher and abolitionist.  Growing up, she received a decent education, and at age 21 went with her father to live in Cincinnati, OH.  There she joined a liter...

June 12, 2019

(Mar. 12th 1922 - Oct. 21st 1969)

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Kerouac was born to French-Canadian immigrants in Lowell, MA and raised in a devoutly Catholic household.  He attended Columbia University on an athletic scholarship, where he met Allen Ginsberg, Neal Cassady, William S. Burro...

May 15, 2019

(Feb. 22nd 1819 - Aug. 12th 1891)

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Lowell was born on an estate in Cambridge, and raised in a literary household.  He attended Harvard at age 15, where he seldom attended class, though he showed talent for poetry.  On a visit to Concord, he became acquainted wi...

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My name is E.J. Hagadorn, and my favorite hobby is visiting the graves of dead authors.  I am writing this blog to document my journeys so others can visit their favorite authors.  Essentially, I'm here to give you directions.  If there's a dead author you'd like to meet, read on.

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