September 8

Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn (born September 8, 1933) U.K. playwright, novelist, nonfiction writer – Copenhagen

Read more about Frayn in this 2020 New Yorker article

Michael Frayn discusses his play "Copenhagen"

Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky (born September 8, 1949) U.S. poet, children’s book author – My Dog May Be a Genius (2008)

Read more about Prelutsky here

Listen to Prelutsky's poem "Today Is Very Boring"

Boris Ryzhy

Boris Ryzhy (born September 8, 1974) Russian poet

Visit the Boris Ryzhy website

Watch a documentary about Ryzhy

Kimberly Peirce

Kimberly Peirce (born September 8, 1967) U.S. film director, screenwriter – Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Kimberly Peirce reflects on the 20th anniversary of Boys Don't Cry

Kimberly Peirce talks about the comedy film Nine to Five  here