This Day in the Arts: September 13
American short story writer Sherwood Anderson is born. Along with Ernest Hemingway, he will come to be considered a member of the “Lost Generation.”
Roald Dahl, a British writer of novels, short stories, and film scripts best known for his children’s books, is born in Llandaff, Wales. His books include James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.