Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Clarice Lispector


James Baldwin


Gore Vidal


Will Self


Charles Bukowski


Notes of a Dirty Old Facetoucher

Robinson Jeffers


Frank O'Hara


Vladamir Mayakovsky


Günter Grass


Thomas Bernhard


Salman Rushdie


Rabindranath Tagore


Beard and hand

Andre Breton


Affected, to be sure

Joyce Mansour

Anna Akhmatova



More face and neck, sure, but still...

Aleksandar Hemon


Sasha thinks deep.

Jorge Luis Borges


Thanks to Carla for finding this one. Not easy.

Toni Morrison


Another double!

John Ajvide Lindqvist


Let the right hand in

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Paul Muldoon


A serious pose from the often humorous poet

Valzhyna Mort

Facetoucher, I

Joyelle McSweeney


Everyone's favorite poet in happy, familiar pose

Javier Marías


Your Hand to Face Tommorow

James Joyce



Portrait of the artist with hand to face

Seamus Heaney



Famous Seamus in famous pose

Kurt Vonnegut

God bless you, Mr. face toucher

Ngugi wa Thiong'o


The double!

Ryu Murakami


Another Murakami, another hand to face

Elizabeth Bishop


Effective poetry. Affected pose.

Muriel Rukeyser



Classy... framed

Michel Houellebecq


His books are as shocking as his pose is common

Shirley Jackson


Almost, but it’s hard to tell

Amy Hempel


Almost a double

Margaret Atwood


Thanks, Carla

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Medbh McGuckain


Incredible poet; common pose.

Gabriel García Márquez


Et tu, Gabbo?

Reginald Gibbons


W. B. Yeats


As composed as his verse.

Monday, March 15, 2010

G. Cabrera Infante


My hero in classic writer pose.

Adolfo Bioy Casares



The great, overlooked (in this country) writer adopts the pose.