Vogue online archive, we made a startling discovery: writers have been copping their author photo poses from the magazine's covers for decades. Don't believe us? We have proof.

"/> Strike a Prose: 10 Author Photos Ripped From Vogue — The Airship
By Kate Gavino
friends,fashion,girls,legs,photo,vintage-da0abca4271b70d003e0d01b3a83ea41_h_large.jpg

Fashion and literature have occasionally joined forces, but for the most part, the two have kept their alliances to a minimum. Or have they? Upon trawling through the incredible Vogue online archive, we made a startling discovery: writers have been copping their author photo poses from the magazine's covers for decades. Don't believe us? See the proof below.

The Another-Gloomy-Day-of-Writing-Critically-Acclaimed-Fiction Pose

vogue2.jpg

February 1962 Issue / Haruki Murakami

The Best-Friends-With-Johnny-Depp Pose

vogue4.jpg

July 1926 Issue / Hunter S. Thompson

The Get-on-My-Level-MFA-Students Pose

vogue1.jpg

November 1924 Issue / John Updike

The Is-This-My-Best-Side-Objectively? Pose

vogue6.jpg

September 1983 Issue / Ayn Rand

The What-Do-I-Do-With-All-These-Puitzers? Pose

vogue3.jpg

September 1966 Issue / Toni Morrison

The I-Forgot-My-Mantra Pose

vogue8.jpg

July 1976 Issue / Jeffrey Eugenides

The Chillaxing-in-a-Sea-of-Melancholy Pose

vogue5.jpg

August 1938 Issue / Marcel Proust

The I-Find-Gossip-Girl-Quite-Derivitive Pose

vogue10.jpg

May 1931 Issue / Edith Wharton

The Confident-Yet-Not-Arrogantly-So-Billionaire Pose

vogue9.jpg

April 1956 Issue / J.K. Rowling

The Drowning-in-a-Tidepool-of-Misogyny Pose

vogue7.jpg

August 1949 Issue / Virginia Woolf