10 oct 27 | women.born.today

Mary Elizabeth Wilson [M.E.W.] Sherwood (27 oct 1826 – 12 sep 1903 | Keene NH – Manhattan NY) poet, essayist, memoirist, travel / etiquette writer, autobiographical author

Janet Scudder (27 oct 1869 – 09 jun 1940 | Terre Haute IN – Rockport MA) American sculptor, memoirist, née Netta Deweze Frazee

Sharlot Mabridth Hall (27 oct 1870 – 09 apr 1943 | Lincoln KS – Prescott AZ) poet, author, historian, journalist, photographer

Emily Price Post (27 oct 1872 – 25 sep 1960 | Baltimore MD – New York NY) author, etiquette expert, private school founder

Jane Macklem Crisp Murfin (27 oct 1884 – 10 aug 1955 | Quincy MI – Los Angeles CA) director, producer, playwright, screenwriter

Blanche Sewell (27 oct 1898 – 02 feb 1949 | Oklahoma US – Burbank CA) Hollywood film editor, edited original Wizard of Oz

Virginia Carrington-Thomas (27 oct 1899 – ???? | Bristol CT – ????) organist, composer

Josephine Antoine (27 oct 1907 – 30 oct 1971| Denver CO | Jamestown NY) voice teacher, operatic coloratura soprano, aka Chautauqua’s Sweetheart

Lee Krasner (27 oct 1908 – 19 jun 1984 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) abstract expressionist painter

Ruby Dee (27 oct 1922 – 11 jun 2014 | Cleveland OH – New Rochelle NY) poet, actress, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, civil rights activist

Dorothy Dale Kloss (27 oct 1923 – US) dancer, aka Long-Legged Lovely, autobiographical author

Elaine Rapp (27 oct 1927 – Bronx NY) artist, sculptor, educator, art therapist

Sylvia Plath (27 oct 1932 – 11 feb 1963 | Boston MA – London UK) poet, novelist, short story writer

Joyce Chopra (27 oct 1936 – New York NY) tv / film writer / director, young filmmaker mentor / advocate

Alma Vivian Johnson Powell (27 oct 1937 – Birmingham AL) US author, audiologist, America’s Promise co-chair

Suzanne [Suzy] J. Covey (27 oct 1939 – 17 oct 2007 | California US – California US) author, speaker, musician, comics scholar, university librarian emerita

Maxine Ting Ting Hong Kingston (27 oct 1940 – Stockton CA) novelist, feminist, professor, non-fiction author

Patricia Neary (27 oct 1942 – Miami FL) American ballerina, ballet director, choreographer, Balanchine Trust ambassador

Beverly Scalze (27 oct 1943 – Baudette MN) artist, state politician, businesswoman

Judith Ann [J. A.] Jance (27 oct 1944 – Watertown SD) horror / mystery novelist

Tina Isles Barney (27 oct 1945 – New York NY) large-scale portrait photographer

Belinda Jacqueline Nash (27 oct 1946 – 16 feb 2016 | Canada – Virginia Beach VA) author, activist, historican, biographer

Betheda [Beth] Edmonds (27 oct 1950 – Keene Valley NY) librarian, state politician, women’s rights activist

Frances Ann [Fran] Lebowitz (27 oct 1950 – Morristown NJ) author, speaker, social commentator

Jan Duursema (27 oct 1954 – United States) inker, penciller, comic book artist

Nina Jane Easton (27 oct 1958 – Chevy Chase MD) author, journalist, entrepreneur, television commentator

Judy A. Smith (27 oct 1958 – Washington DC) author, tv producer, crisis manager

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