To writers, words are the ultimate expression of their selves. They know no other way. So, when they’re rejected, one can only imagine their turmoil and distress. Such was the miserable fate of many brilliant authors whose works went on to become feted seminal masterpieces long after their deaths. They, sadly, died deeply unhappy and irrevocably damaged.
Take Sylvia Plath, who won the Pulitzer 19 years after her suicide. Or John Keats, who died so young, not just of tuberculosis, but of deep pain from the cruel reviews of his poetry. This infographic celebrates their genius.
Famous Authors Who Died Before They Were Famous:
Infographic by – The Expert Editor