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Literary Late Bloomers: Great Authors Who Took A Little Longer (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 03/08/11 09:49 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Not everyone can be a literary prodigy. There are plenty of authors who didn't reach publishing success until mid-life, or later. There's a fantastic list of literary late bloomers.

We compiled a list of some of our favorites, including a Japanese grandmother who became a bestseller at 99 years old. May it encourage any older writers out there!

Did we leave out any of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!

Wallace Stevens
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He was first published at 38, and his canonical works were not published until he was in his 50s.
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