List of poets/authors who committed suicide? I have only a partial list.?

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    Louis Adamic

    Arthur Adamov

    Francis Adams (writer)

    Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Jean Améry

    Hubert Aquin

    Reinaldo Arenas

    José María Arguedas

    Arishima Takeo

    B

    James Robert Baker

    R. H. Barlow

    Rex Beach

    Thomas Lovell Beddoes

    Gertrude Bell

    Victoria Benedictsson

    Steven Jesse Bernstein

    John Berryman

    H. S. Bhabra

    Konstantin Biebl

    Jens Bjørneboe

    Jack Black (author)

    Samuel Laman Blanchard

    Barcroft Boake

    Ernest Borneman

    Karin Boye

    Richard Brautigan

    Eustace Budgell

    C

    Andrés Caicedo

    Camilo Castelo Branco

    Paul Celan

    Ana Cristina César

    Iris Chang

    Thomas Chatterton

    Charles Clegg

    Charmian Clift

    Elise Cowen

    Hart Crane

    Thomas Creech

    James Ashmore Creelman

    René Crevel

    Harry Crosby

    Will Cuppy

    D

    Danielle Collobert

    John Davidson (poet)

    Osamu Dazai

    Gilles Deleuze

    Penelope Delta

    Frederick Van Rensselaer Dey

    Patterson Dial

    Tove Ditlevsen

    Michael Dorris

    Chris Doty

    Pierre Drieu La Rochelle

    Yulia Drunina

    K. Sello Duiker

    E

    Tristan Egolf

    Etō Jun

    F

    Alexander Fadeyev

    Fan Changjiang

    Ham Fisher

    John Gould Fletcher

    G

    Francesco Gaeta

    Vsevolod Garshin

    Romain Gary

    Peter George

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    G cont.

    Guy Gilpatric

    Andy Glazer

    Adam Lindsay Gordon

    Spalding Gray

    Roy Andries De Groot

    Juan Carlos Gumucio

    H

    James Harden-Hickey

    Horace Hart

    Walter Hasenclever

    Piet Paaltjens

    Sadeq Hedayat

    Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

    Hinton Rowan Helper

    Ernest Hemingway

    Iva Hercíková

    James Leo Herlihy

    Marek Hłasko

    Merton Hodge

    Robert E. Howard

    I

    Evald Ilyenkov

    William Inge

    J

    Philipp Jaffé

    Morris K. Jessup

    Orrick Glenday Johns

    B. S. Johnson

    Ingrid Jonker

    Attila József

    K

    Sarah Kane

    Kostas Karyotakis

    Yasunari Kawabata

    Bizan Kawakami

    Douglas Kenney

    Kitamura Tokoku

    Heinrich von Kleist

    Jochen Klepper

    Fletcher Knebel

    Arthur Koestler

    Sarah Kofman

    Hannelore Kohl

    Jerzy Kosinski

    L

    Lao She

    Napoleon Lapathiotis

    Mariano José de Larra

    Jan Lechoń

    Primo Levi

    Erik Lindegren

    Vachel Lindsay

    Ross Lockridge, Jr.

    Gherasim Luca

    Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

    Torquato Neto

    Leopoldo Lugones

    M

    John Henry Mackay

    Philipp Mainländer

    Klaus Mann

    Sándor Márai

    Eugene Marais

    Harry Martinson

    Eleanor Marx

    F. O. Matthiessen

    Vladimir Mayakovsky

    Charlotte Mew

    Carlo Michelstaedter

    Veronica Micle

    Walter M. Miller, Jr.

    Misao Fujimura

    Yukio Mishima

    M cont.

    Vilhelm Moberg

    Henry de Montherlant

    Jason Moss

    Dhan Gopal Mukerji

    N

    Gérard de Nerval

    O

    John O'Brien (novelist)

    P

    André Paiement

    Breece D'J Pancake

    Dillwyn Parrish

    John Patrick

    Cesare Pavese

    Petronius

    Richard Piggott

    H. Beam Piper

    Alejandra Pizarnik

    Sylvia Plath

    John Polidori

    Raul Pompéia

    Jan Potocki

    Lucien Anatole Prevost-Paradol

    Q

    Qiu Miaojin

    Horacio Quiroga

    R

    Alexander Radishchev

    Ferdinand Raimund

    Liviu Rebreanu

    Cale Young Rice

    Jacques Rigaut

    S

    Mário de Sá-Carneiro

    Emilio Salgari

    Sanmao (author)

    Seneca the Younger

    Anne Sexton

    Eli Siegel

    Edward Stachura

    Frank Stanford

    George Sterling

    Adalbert Stifter

    Alfonsina Storni

    David Stove

    Michael Strunge

    John Suckling (poet)

    T

    Tanaka Hidemitsu

    Robert Tannahill

    Sara Teasdale

    Menno ter Braak

    Hunter S. Thompson

    Timothy Mason

    James Tiptree, Jr

    Ernst Toller

    John Kennedy Toole

    Julien Torma

    Georg Trakl

    Marina Tsvetaeva

    Kurt Tucholsky

    U

    Urmuz

    V

    Jacques Vaché

    Johannes Vares

    Louis Verneuil

    Juhan Viiding

    Ilarie Voronca

    W

    Albert Wass

    Gary Webb

    Otto Weininger

    Lew Welch

    Edward Lucas White

    Charles Williams (U.S. author)

    Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz

    W

    Wally Wood

    Virginia Woolf

    Y

    Shōji Yamagishi

    Peyo Yavorov

    Sergei Yesenin

    Y cont.

    Francis Parker Yockey

    Z

    Unica Zürn

    Stefan Zweig

    Source(s): From Wikipedia's "Writers who committed suicide", found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Writers_who_...
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