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Which author won four Pulitzer Prizes? Which author accidentally shot his wife?

Want to learn more about the lives of the beat poets? Or do you want to show off your knowledge of the Welsh literary world? Then this is the place to do it.   

There are 353 quizzes and 3,530 trivia questions in this category.
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Midwest Authors

This is a quiz about authors with Midwest connections by members of the MidWest USA Team. How much do you know about these famous writers? Take our quiz and learn more.
Tough (10 qns)
JMElston
207 plays
32
Fantastic Writers!

Can you identify these great science fiction writers from their biographical details?
Average (10 qns)
Flamis
837 plays
33
Match The Right Writer To The Right Written Tome

Books open our minds and expand our imaginations. This quiz takes a look at the brilliant minds who created those literary gifts which inspire us to think big and never stop dreaming.
Average (10 qns)
sharonfaye
570 plays
34
I'm A Word Wizard

A quiz on a collection of word wizards, also known as writers. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
zebra101
1047 plays
35
Published Junkies

Drugs and booze have fueled some fantastic writers. This quiz is dedicated to their lives and works.
Average (10 qns)
coldmachine45
429 plays
36
Writers and Prisons

Many writers have written about prisons - or have spent time there. Here are a few examples.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
1710 plays
37
Meter Magic

A collection of poets who have charmed me with their magical use of meter, rhyme, and imagery in their poetry. Included will be a couplet from the poem cited in the question, just to whet your poetic appetite.
Tough (10 qns)
Irishrosy
282 plays
38
Poets Who Were Novelists and vice versa

I will give you a sample of poetry, and a list of novels to choose from. Can you match the poetry to the novel, without knowing the author's name? Good luck and have fun!
Difficult (10 qns)
alliefarrell
666 plays
39
Collected Literary Oddities Vol. 2

Writers it seems have as many quirks and foibles as the rest of us. See if you can identify the writers from my clues.
Tough (10 qns)
bracklaman
480 plays
40
Authors I Love

This quiz is about my ten favorite authors for young adults. I will tell you about them and you tell me who I'm talking about. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
zebra101
1221 plays
41
Collected Literary Oddities Vol. 1

This quiz investigates some quirks and oddities of the writers, authors, poets and playwrights who have contributed to the literature I have enjoyed so much. I invite you to share them with me.
Tough (10 qns)
bracklaman
510 plays
42
The Life of Roget

This quiz is about the life and times of P.M. Roget of thesaurus fame.
Tough (10 qns)
pennie1478
135 plays
43
Initially Famous

Many authors, poets and playwrights are known by their initials rather than their forenames. Do you know the names behind the initials?
Difficult (10 qns)
cristabel56
918 plays
44
Very Dramatic Lives of Creative People

This is another of my quizzes about the dramatic lives of creative people. This one deals entirely with authors. You may not know the answers, but (hopefully) you'll find the information interesting.
Difficult (10 qns)
robert362
1398 plays
45
Interesting Facts about World Writers

I hope you enjoy taking this quiz as much as I have enjoyed putting it together. The world of the writer is indeed fascinating!
Difficult (10 qns)
chessart
3102 plays
46
Fiction Derived From Life

Many writers told fictional tales that had their origins in actual experiences.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
3381 plays
47
Common Bond - Find This Mystery Author

Robyn's 100th Quiz: With homage to linkan's celebrity quizzes. For each of the first ten questions, remember the first letter; put them together to find the answer to question 15.
Tough (15 qns)
robynraymer
1188 plays
48
William Shakespeare: General Knowledge

Here is a general knowledge quiz on William Shakespeare. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
CharmedLivesOn
843 plays
49
Who Literally Said What About Which Literary Great

Who literally made the following praiseworthy or not so praiseworthy statements about which literary heavyweights? Multiple choice.
Average (10 qns)
Engadine
747 plays
50
Writers And Their Muses

'Behind every great man', they say ...
Tough (10 qns)
robert362
1050 plays
51
Comedic Playwrights Through History

Try your luck at various comedic playwrights from ancient Rome to ones who are still living today.
Average (15 qns)
GWU_Boy
945 plays
52
More Dramatic Lives

For those of you who enjoyed the original, this is another look at the dramatic lives of creative people. I hope you enjoy this one, too.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
2277 plays
53
Dramatic Lives of Creative People

Many of the truly creative people (writers, artists, musicians) have greater drama in their lives than in their works. See what you know about some of them.
Tough (10 qns)
robert362
2814 plays
54
Weird Facts About Authors

Following are mixed trivia questions about authors.
Tough (5 qns)
ravenskye
1857 plays
55
Useless Stuff About Writers

Some odd facts about certain poets, novelists, and playwrights.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
purtysurly
1134 plays
56
Writers and Actors

Take a look at the lives of some interesting people.
Tough (10 qns)
robert362
1872 plays
57
Overlooked or Forgotten Writers

Many of the so-called 'masters' seem to have been overlooked recently. See which ones you recognize.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
2709 plays
58
Quotes from the Literary Gods

Some of my favorite people of old generated the following quotes, which I now present for your enjoyment...indulge!
Difficult (5 qns)
thejazzkickazz
534 plays
59
Dramatic Lives of Literary People

This is another in my series of quizzes about the dramatic lives of creative people. It's difficult, perhaps, but (hopefully) interesting and informative.
Difficult (10 qns)
robert362
591 plays
60
From the Lives of English-writing Authors

This quiz is about anecdotes and facts from the lives of British, and occasionally American, Irish or other authors writing in English.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
813 plays
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