Selma Lagerlöf first female to win the Nobel prize and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils). Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC January 1930 – 17 March was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in He was Professor of Poetry at the University of Essex from 2010 to
'Wole Soyinka, Nigerian novelist, playwright, poet, and teacher. His powerful writings enabled him to become the first African writer to win the “Nobel Prize” for literature in (photo: Wole Soyinka) - CARTER Magazine
Hermann Hesse, The Nobel Prize in Literature "for his inspired writings which, while growing in boldness and penetration, exemplify the classical humanitarian ideals and high qualities of style", prose