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Sylvia Plath. 1932-1963 “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.”

"Gone with the Wind" author and journalist Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) with a beautiful #cat. Courtesy of Atlanta History Center

William Cuthbert Faulkner, (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South.

The only person to hold two Nobel Prizes is a woman. Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history.