- Les Roberts - Detective novels featuring Milan Jacovich.
- Casey Daniels - Novels featuring Pepper Martin.
- John Stark Bellamy - True crime tales in Cleveland history.
- Louis Bromfield - Pulitzer Prize for Early Autumn.
- Sherwood Anderson - Reflections on small town Ohio life.
- Toni Morrison - Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winner.
- d.a. levy - 60's "Beat" poet and publisher.
- Mike Hudson - Author, newsman, and musician.
- Harvey Pekar - American Splendor. 'Nuff said.
- That guy who spray paints obscenities on brick buildings.
- There is no 11. This is a "Top 10" list.
138. We Are 138 - The Misfits.
The above list was compiled haphazardly and by no means does it reflect the true rankings of these writers in my Fantasy Writers draft.