National Authors’ Day

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National Authors’ Day in USA in 2023
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About National Authors’ Day

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Dates of National Authors’ Day
2024 USA Friday, November 1stNational Authors’ Day
2023 USA Wednesday, November 1stNational Authors’ Day
2022 USA Tuesday, November 1stNational Authors’ Day
2021 USA Monday, November 1stNational Authors’ Day
2020 USA Sunday, November 1stNational Authors’ Day
Summary
Do the write thing! Why not celebrate National Author's Day by sending a thank you tweet to your favorite author?

In 1928, Nellie Verne Burt, the president of the Illinois Women’s club, read a book by Irving Bacheller.

Afterwards, Nellie sent Bachelor a note expressing her love for his book, and as a thank you to her, Bacheller sent Nellie a signed copy of one of his other books.

Moved by his kind gesture, she wanted a way to honor him and other authors for their craft.

Nellie came up with the idea to recognize American authors and presented an idea to the Generation Federation of Women’s Clubs and in May 1929, the club approved and issued an endorsement to celebrate American Authors on National Author’s Day

Then in 1949, 20 years later the US Department of Commerce acknowledged National Author’s Day and the holiday has been celebrated across the country every year since.


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