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March 16, 2013

Cooper named to N.Y. Writers Hall of Fame

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Walter Mosley (1952), an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins.

Miguel Pinero (1946-88), Puerto Rican playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. He was a leading member of the Nuyorican literary movement.

Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), a writer and illustrator of children’s books. He was best known for his book “Where the Wild Things Are,” first published in 1963.

Calvin Trillin (1935), a journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist. He is the 2012 recipient of Thurber Prize for American Humor.

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