Top 20 Novelist celebrities in Connecticut

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Novelist celebrities [Updated March 24, 2023].

1. Annie Proulx

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Annie Proulx was born on August 22, 1935 in Connecticut.

An American author and journalist, she received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for her 1993 novel, The Shipping News. She also wrote the short story, Brokeback Mountain, which was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film starring Heath Ledger.

She collected a large library of books at her home on a 640-acre Wyoming ranch.

2. Harry Harrison

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Harry Harrison was born on March 12, 1925 in Connecticut.
He lived in many countries, including Mexico, England, Ireland, Denmark, and Italy.

3. Ed Warren

Ed Warren was born on September 7, 1926 in Connecticut.

American author and paranormal investigator who along with his wife Lorraine was among one of the first investigators in the popular Amityville haunting. His stories have been adapted into popular films such as Amityville Horror, The Conjuring and Annabelle.

He founded the New England Society for Psychic Research in 1952.

4. Hillary Baldwin Waugh

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Hillary Baldwin Waugh was born on June 22, 1920 in Connecticut.
He published over thirty-five detective novels.

5. Wally Lamb

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Wally Lamb was born on October 17, 1950 in Connecticut.
He taught English for twenty-five years at the Norwich Free Academy.

6. Ruth Ozeki

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Ruth Ozeki was born on March 12, 1956 in Connecticut.
Her numerous honors include the American Book Award, the Kiriyama Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

7. John Gregory Dunne

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John Gregory Dunne was born on May 25, 1932 in Connecticut.
He wrote the screenplay for the 1981 film, True Confessions.

8. Noah Webster

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Noah Webster was born on October 16, 1758 in Connecticut.

Writer responsible for the first American Dictionary of the English Language. The popular dictionary, first published in 1828, was later renamed the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

Noah Webster has been called the Father of American Scholarship and Education.

9. Edward Lewis Wallant

Edward Lewis Wallant was born on October 19, 1926 in Connecticut.
He died of an aneurysm when he was only thirty-six years old.

10. Ann Petry

Ann Petry was born on October 12, 1908 in Connecticut.
She was the first female African American author to sell a million copies of a book.