Authors Born in Louisiana

1
Michael Lewis, 60
2
John Kennedy Toole (1937-1969)
3
Truman Capote (1924-1984)
4
Grace Valentine, 25
5
Blayne Weaver, 45
6
Anne Rice, 79
7
James Dobson, 85
8
Elmore Leonard (1925-2013)
9
Grace Elizabeth King (1852-1932)
10
Karen Parker, 54
11
Cleo Wade, 31
12
Clint Smith, 32
13
Poppy Z. Brite, 54
14
Angelle Marix, 42
15
Bob Kaufman (1925-1986)
16
Thy Nguyen, 30
17
William Jay Smith (1918-2015)
18
Ernest J. Gaines (1933-2019)
19
Lillian Hellman (1905-1984)
20
Jennifer Weiner, 51
21
Karey Kirkpatrick, 56
22
Walter Isaacson, 69
23
Erin La Rosa, 36
24
Arna Bontemps (1902-1973)
25
Nic Pizzolatto, 45
26
Yusef Komunyakaa, 80
27
McKenna Trahan, 34
28
Matt Armato, 30
29
Joy the Baker, 40
30
Jerry Pournelle (1933-2017)
31
James Wilcox, 72
32
Robert Crais, 68
33
Kelly Cherry, 80
34
Edward Paramore Jr. (1895-1956)
35
Samantha Macabre, 40
36
Dorothy Annpurser, 60
37
Anatole Paul Broyard (1920-1990)
38
Valerie Woerner, 36