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FAMOUS WRITERS T-SHIRTS

Celebrate the famous and infamous purveyors of the written word with this original collection of T-Shirts dedicated to our favourite writers.

From bestselling authors to biographers, iconic scribes and prize winning poets, we have a little something to suit all bookworms.

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Absinthe T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Absinthe, also known as The Green Fairy, was the drink of choice for writers and artists including Manet, Modigliani and Picasso, Hemingway, Wilde and Rimbaud. The highly alcoholic mix of wormwood and green anise fell into disrepute and was regarded...
Agatha Christie T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'Time is the greatest killer'. Celebrate the undisputed Queen of Crime with this unique Agatha Christie T-Shirt featuring the creator of such detective greats as Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot. As well as writing some of the finest examples of...
Albert Camus Autograph T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Albert Camus Autograph T-Shirt is inspired by the French philosopher and author and leading exponent of the philosophy absurdism. Best known for the novels The Stranger, The Plague and The Fall, Camus died at only 46 years of age, tragically killed in...
Albert Camus T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Albert Camus, novelist, journalist and philosopher. Award winning author of The Stranger and The Plague, and now star of this unique tee.
Aldous Huxley T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, celebrate the multiple Nobel Prize nominee with this unique Aldous Huxley T-Shirt.
Aleister Crowley T-Shirt
£20.00
A black magick t-shirt in black cotton. This exclusive Aleister Crowley T-Shirt commemorates the famed British occultist and magician known as The Great Beast and The Wickedest Man in The World. The design is inspired by the classic heavy metal track by Ozzy Osbourne that was first released on his...
Allen Ginsberg Howl T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic beat generation t-shirt available in black cotton. Celebrate Allen Ginsberg’s classic poem, Howl, with this exclusive Allen Ginsberg Howl T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters. Ginsberg was one of the leading lights of the beat generation, alongside the likes of Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. Check out all our...
Anton LaVey T-Shirt
£20.00
A satanic t-shirt available in black cotton. The Anton LaVey T-Shirt is inspired by the infamous founder of the Church of Satan and author of The Satanic Bible.  A born showman, LaVey found fame during the 1960's as a paranormal researcher and organist before going on to form the Order of...
Anton Szandor LaVey Signature T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Anton Szandor LaVey Signature T-Shirt is a brand new design inspired by the founder of the Church of Satan, and the author of the Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey. A renowned occultist, author and musician, LaVey famously conducted the first...
Arthur Rimbaud T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.  'A Thousand Dreams Within Me Softly Burn' The Arthur Rimbaud T-Shirt is inspired by the short career of influential French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Born in 1854, Rimbaud wrote the bulk of his work during his adolescence and ceased writing...
Beat It T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the grand masters of the Beat Generation with this exclusive Beat It T-Shirt. This original design features the core Beat members, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs and Herbert Huncke.
Born To Be Wilde T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet, famous for the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the stage play The Importance of Being Earnest. The Born To Be Wilde T-Shirt celebrates one of...
Bukowski Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.' Check out this stylish Bukowski Quote T-Shirt, a new design featuring the 'laureate of American lowlife', the...
Cassady And Kerouac T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Cassady And Kerouac T-Shirt is inspired by the close friendship of beat superstars Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac. Their relationship formed the basis for the central characters of Dean Moriarty and Sal Paradise in Kerouac's generation defining On The Road....
Charles Baudelaire T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'I Shall Give You, My Dark One, Kisses Frozen As The Moon, Caresses Such As Snakes Give Slithering Round The Open Grave.' The Charles Baudelaire T-Shirt celebrates the pioneering French poet, essayist, art critic and translator.  Born in 1821, Baudelaire...
Charles Bukowski T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic literature t-shirt available in black cotton. 'I Don't Hate People. I Just Feel Better When They Aren't Around.' The Charles Bukowski T-Shirt from Hellwood celebrates the infamous Poet of the Dispossessed Charles Bukowski. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems and short stories and six novels about the ordinary lives of...
Christopher Hitchens T-Shirt
£20.00
A famous author t-shirt available in black cotton. The Christopher Hitchens T-Shirt celebrates the late author, critic and journalist and staple of confrontational public debates. A well known antitheist and left wing firebrand, Hitchens worked as a journalist and editor for numerous magazines and newspapers both in Britain and the...
Cormac McCarthy T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Whatever  in creation exists without my knowledge, exists without my consent.'Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Road, Blood Meridian and No Country For Old Men, with this exclusive Cormac McCarthy T-Shirt.
Dashiell Hammett Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'I've Been As Bad An Influence On American Literature As Anyone I Can Think Of.' Celebrate the 'dean of American hard boiled fiction' with this exclusive Dashiell Hammett Quote T-Shirt. Renowned by many as one of the finest mystery writers,...
David Foster Wallace T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The David Foster Wallace T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters features a famous quote from Wallace's most renowned novel, Infinite Jest.
Donna Tartt - Hinc Illae Lacrimae T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Donna Tartt, author of the classic The Secret History, stars on this unique Donna Tartt - Hinc Illae Lacrimae T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters.
Dorothy Parker T-Shirt
£20.00
A famous writer t-shirt available in black cotton. The Dorothy Parker T-Shirt features the award winning poet, critic, satirist and screenwriter. Inspired by one of the founding members of the Algonquin Round Table, celebrate the ready wit and sharp eye of Dorothy Parker with this original design. 
Dylan Thomas T-Shirt
£20.00
A legendary writer t-shirt available in black cotton. The Dylan Thomas T-Shirt celebrates the still hugely popular Welsh poet who died prematurely at the age of 39 in New York. Born in Swansea, South Wales, Dylan Thomas found fame as a poet and writer, composing such classic works as 'Do Not...
Edgar Allan Poe Portrait T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Hellwood Outfitters present a stylishly original Edgar Allan Poe Portrait T-Shirt featuring the literary great in a gothic inspired tee.
Edgar Allan Poe T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Check out this stylish Edgar Allan Poe T-Shirt featuring his famous quote 'Sleep, those little slices of death how I loathe them.'
Elmore Leonard T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Originally an author of westerns, Elmore Leonard became best known as a writer of crime fiction. The Elmore Leonard T-Shirt celebrates the distinguished career of one of the best known American writers and the author of such classics as Get Shorty,...
Ernesto Che Guevara T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'Let The World Change You And You Can Change The World' The Ernesto Che Guevara T-Shirt is inspired by the Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. Revered and reviled in equal measure, Guevara has...
Ezra Pound T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Ezra Pound, poet, lunatic and signatory to the Vorticist Manifesto.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Show Me A Hero, And I'll Write You A Tragedy'The F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote T-Shirt features a famous quotation from one of the greatest American writers of the 20th Century.
F. Scott Fitzgerald T-Shirt
£20.00
A famous writer t-shirt available in black cotton. The F. Scott Fitzgerald T-Shirt is a homage to one of the greatest American writers of the Twentieth Century, author of literary classics The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. A writer of the Jazz Age, Fitzgerald is considered a member of...
Franz Kafka The Trial T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic literature t-shirt available in black cotton. 'Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.' The Franz Kafka The Trial T-Shirt is inspired by the Czech born writers most famous work, The Trial. Written between 1914 and 1915 and published...
Friedrich Nietzsche Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The Friedrich Nietzsche Quote T-Shirt celebrates famed philosopher, critic, poet and composer Friedrich Nietzsche who wrote 'It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it, every complaint already contains revenge.'
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Portrait T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Fyodor Dostoyevsky Portrait T-Shirt is inspired by the famous Russian novelist and author of the classic Crime and Punishment. The Fyodor Dostoyevsky T-Shirt features the 1872 portrait painted by Vasily Perov, a Russian painter and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki....
Gonzo Man T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Gonzo was a phrase used to describe a particular style of journalism used most famously by writer Hunter S. Thompson in the 60s and 70s, in which the journalist becomes a part of the action. The Gonzo Man T-Shirt is inspired by Thompson...
H L Mencken T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The H L Mencken T-Shirt is inspired by the 'Sage of Baltimore', Henry Louis Mencken. An American journalist, satirist and cultural critic, Mencken is perhaps best known for his satirical reporting on the Scopes trial, which he dubbed the "Monkey Trial" and his...
H P Lovecraft T-Shirt
£20.00
A famous horror writer t-shirt available in black cotton. 'I have seen beyond the bounds of infinity and drawn down daemons from the stars. . . . I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness' Celebrate one of the finest exponents of...
Harper Lee T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Nelle Harper Lee is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of the Southern Gothic classic To Kill A Mockingbird and the soon to be published Go Set A Watchman. A close friend of Truman Capote, Lee assisted him in the research for...
Harry Crews - Short Leash T-Shirt
£20.00
A white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Everybody knew he was going quietly mad from being tied on a leash that was too short.'Celebrate the work of the renowned Southern writer and author of The Gospel Singer, A Feast of Snakes and The Mulching of America, with this unique...
Harry Crews T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the late HARRY CREWS with this unique T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters, renowned author, playwright and essayist.
Haruki Murakami T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the award winning Japanese novelist and translator with this original graffiti styled Haruki Murakami T-Shirt. Murakami's work includes After Dark, Kafka On The Shore and Norwegian Wood.
Hermann Hesse Steppenwolf T-Shirt
From £20.00
A classic novel t-shirt available in black cotton. The Hermann Hesse Steppenwolf T-Shirt is inspired by Hesse's classic tale of a middle aged man named Harry Haller who believes his identity is split into two distinct halves, the human and the wolf. First published in 1927, Steppenwolf has been a popular read ever...
Hunter S. Thompson T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Buy The Ticket, Take The Ride, Wear The Tee.Celebrate the one and only Hunter S. Thompson with this stylish tee
J. D. Salinger T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Famously reclusive, the J D Salinger T-Shirt celebrates the enigmatic author of the classic Catcher In The Rye. Having achieved major success early in life, Salinger withdrew from public attention publishing his final written work in 1965 at the age of...
Jack Kerouac On The Road T-Shirt
£20.00
A beat generation inspired t-shirt available in black cotton. Celebrate the defining text of the beat movement with this unique Jack Kerouac On The Road T-Shirt. First published in 1957, On The Road features many key figures in the Beat movement, such as William S. Burroughs (Old Bull Lee), Allen Ginsberg...
Jack Kerouac T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.‘My Witness is the Empty Sky’Celebrate the late great Jack Kerouac with this stylish and unique Jack Kerouac T-Shirt featuring the literary iconoclast and pioneer of the Beat Generation.
James Ellroy T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the Demon Dog of American Fiction with the JAMES ELLROY T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters, the most original crime writer in a generation.
James Lee Burke T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. James Lee Burke is the multi award winning author of the Dave Robicheaux novels. His latest novel is due for release at the end of 2015.
Jean Paul Sartre T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Check out the Jean Paul Sartre T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters. A classy literary t-shirt featuring the renowned French writer and philosopher.
John Steinbeck T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable. Celebrate the iconic author of such classics as ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ with this stylish JOHN STEINBECK T-Shirt.
Jorge Luis Borges T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The Jorge Luis Borges T-Shirt celebrates the Argentinian short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator. His best-known books, Ficciones (Fictions) and El Aleph (The Aleph), published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers,...