Name That Author!: Episode 11

Welcome to  Name That Author!, a Name That Tune-style author-guessing game.

We start by giving you one clue, then one additional clue per hour through the afternoon. The first person to guess the author correctly wins a book of our choosing, and all other correct guessers will be entered into a drawing at the end of each month.

You can submit your guess using the form below after any clue, but if you’re wrong, you’re out for the week. So you’ve got to pick your spot. Too early and you might be wrong; wait until you’re sure, and you might get scooped.

**Be warned: if you Tweet your guess or leave a comment with your guess, you’re not only disqualified for this week, but for the rest of the month.**

Here we go:

1. I left my estate to the Martin Luther King Jr Foundation.

2. I called my stepmother “the housekeeper”

3. I got kicked out of my catholic elementary school for referring to the virgin birth as “spontaneous combustion.”

4. One of my nom de plumes was inspired by a line from The House on Pooh Corner.

5. I once filled in for PG Wodehouse as a critic and once adapted an Oscar Wilde play for the screen.

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