Dorothy L. Sayers
Born: June 13, 1893
Died: December 17, 1957
Occupation: Author, novelist, playwright, essayist, translator, copywriter, poet
Biography: Dorothy Leigh Sayers was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator and Christian humanist. She was also a student of classical and modern languages. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, that remain popular to this day.