Famous Authors Who Published Books After Death

Many authors go through the rigors when it comes to publishing their craft.

It’s not an easy process, and many times it takes months. This means there is a real waiting period and many are never able to see the fruits of their labor because of how long they had to wait.

Many authors have passed away over the years and ended up seeing their work get published after death. This is a common reality in many parts of the world and here are some of the examples for those who are wondering about these occurrences.

List of Famous Authors:

1) Ernest Hemingway (A Movable Feast)
2) Thomas Wolfe (You Can’t Go Home Again)
3) James Agee (A Death In The Family)
4) Virginia Woolf (Between The Acts)
5) John Kennedy Toole (A Confederacy Of Dunces)
6) Mikhail Bulgakov (The Master And Margarita)
7) Anne Frank (The Diary Of A Young Girl)
8) Stieg Larsson (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo )
9) Franz Kafka (The Trial)
10) Irene Nemirovsky (Suite Francaise)
11) E.M. Forster (Maurice)
12) Jane Austen (Northanger Abbey)
13) Albert Camus (The First Man)
14) Raymond Chandler (Poodle Springs)
15) Geoffrey Chaucer (The Canterbury Tales)
16) Phillip K Dick (Gather Yourselves Together)
17) Charles Dickens (The Mystery of Edwin Drood)
18) Ralph Ellison (Three Days Before The Shooting)
19) F Scott Fitzgerald (The Love of the Last Tycoon: A Western)
20) Mark Twain (The Mysterious Stranger)

These are the famous authors who have seen their works published posthumously as the years have gone by.

There are many reasons for why their works were delayed, such as they are disabled, and some of them were out of anyone’s control. However, this goes to show the value of great work lives on for years after an author has passed away and many of these pieces are still popular among the masses due to how well they were written.

If you have written a book or have any other creative assets, do you have a plan for them after you die? Believe it or not, creative asset planning is a new and emerging field in estate planning. Whether you’re an author publishing a book, or a poet, or a songwriter, when you die you can control who has the rights to your creative assets as well as a say of how the money earned is used.

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