It’s inevitable that even our favorite writers will someday be ashes to ashes, dust to dust, just like the rest of us sorry souls. Luckily, those authors have left an incredible literary legacy in their wake for thousands of future readers to cherish.
For those of us who idolize authors already in the next world, taking a literary pilgrimage to their resting place is the ultimate in biblio-commitment. These literary grave sites, located across the United States, England, Paris, and Rome, show the stretch of each author’s influence. Whether you’re a literary pilgrim or an armchair traveler, here are 20 writer-inhabited grave sites that’ll have you reaching for that dog-eared paperback for the umpteenth time.