A person entrusted with a dead writer’s papers and copyrighted and unpublished works.
More example sentences
- Landor, Dickens, and Carlyle appointed him their literary executor.
- Churchill left a will on his death-bed, naming Wilkes as his literary executor.
- After his death, his literary executors proposed to publish an edited version of these diaries, covering the period 1964-1966.
Definition of literary executor in:
- The British & World English dictionary