Altered Authors, A Series of Porcelain Figurines Featuring a Mashup of Popular Authors and Animals

Raven Headed Poe

Somerville, Massachusetts artist Judith Klausner (a.k.a. “Miss Mantis“) has created Altered Authors, an altered series of vintage porcelain figurines that feature pun-full mashups of popular authors and animals that relate to their work. Altered Authors like Raven-Headed Poe, Jane Austern, Louisa May Alcottontail, Salmon Rushdie, and Whale-Headed Herman Melville are available to purchase from Judith’s Curious Cryptid Curios shop on Etsy.

Louisa May Alcottontail

Whale Headed Herman Melville

Salmon Rushdie

Jane Austern

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