45 Authors that were Blind

Here, you will find an incomplete list of authors who were blind. While they had a visual impairment, they didn’t let that hinder their success and many, are in the American Canon.

  1. James Joyce
  2. Helen Keller
  3. Wyndham Lewis
  4. Galileo
  5. James Thurber
  6. Sue Arnold
  7. Eduard Asadov
  8. Jorge Luis Borges
  9. Pedro Bucaneg
  10. António Feliciano de Castilho
  11. Francisco del Castillo Andraca
  12. Vicenta Castro Cambón
  13. Belo Cipriani
  14. Jack Clemo
  15. Ruth Dallas
  16. Marcello Fabbri
  17. John Fante
  18. Morris Frank
  19. Lars Havstad
  20. Maryam Heydarzadeh
  21. Homer
  22. Taha Hussein
  23. Isaac the Blind
  24. Howard Hille Johnson
  25. Dafydd Jones (Dewi Dywyll)
  26. Lachi (artist)
  27. Edwin Maurice Little
  28. Al-Maʿarri
  29. John Milton
  30. María Josefa Mujía
  31. Melchiorre Murenu
  32. Nikolai Ostrovsky
  33. Benito Pérez Galdós
  34. Gottlieb Konrad Pfeffel
  35. Rudaki
  36. Edward Rushton
  37. Âşık Veysel Şatıroğlu
  38. Alejandro Sawa
  39. Ibn Sidah
  40. Eugeniu Ștefănescu-Est
  41. Surdas
  42. Sue Townsend
  43. Marcel van Maele
  44. Anna Williams (poet)
  45. Peyo Yavorov

 

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