October 12

Ding Ling

Ding Ling (Jiang Bingzhi 蒋冰之) (born October 12, 1904) Chinese short story writer, novelist – In the Darkness / Zai Heianzhong (1928

Read about Ding Ling's feminist viewpoint here

An interesting discussion about translating a phrase in a short story by Ding Ling here

Listen to a podcast about Ding Ling's literature here

Watch a short biography of Ding Ling

Richard Gregory

Richard Gregory (born October 12, 1932) U.S. comedian, civil rights activist

Read more about Dick Gregory here

Dick Gregory's obituary here

Watch a 2016 interview of Dick Gregory


Rafael Ábalos (born October 12, 1956) – Spanish novelist, young adult fantasy – Grimpow: The Invisible Road (2005)

The GoodReads page for Rafael Abalos here and here

Rafael Abalos describes the theme of his fantasy novel Grimpow (Spanish language)

Richard Price

Richard Price (born October 12, 1949) U.S. screenwriter, novelist

Books by Richard Price here

Price talks about his writing