Beautiful Writers

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Bruce Chatwin


Joseph Conrad

Samuel L. Delany

Marguerite Duras

Louise Erdrich

Federico Garcia Lorca

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Ernest Hemingway

Cormac McCarthy

Carole Maso

Herman Melville

Vladimir Nabokov

Michael Ondaatje

Sylvia Plath

Ezra Pound

Arthur Rimbaud

Anne Sexton (once a model with the Hart Agency)

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Leo Tolstoy

The winners? Definitely Ezra Pound for the gents. Ladies: tie between Louise Erdrich and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Note that the above list is purely looks-based. Hotness is another issue altogether, and such fabulously homely writers as:

seemed to have little trouble attracting sexual partners.