William Patrick Kinsella was born on May 25, 1935, and died September 16, 2016.
He was a Canadian novelist and short story writer.
Kinsella was known for his novel Shoeless Joe (1982).
They had was adapted into the movie Field of Dreams in 1989.
Kinsella work has often concerned baseball, First Nations people, and other Canadian issues.
W. P. Kinsella passed away at 81 years old.