But I went to OED Online to see if there was something cooler about the word. The def is just "one engaged in literary pursuits", but they give this quote:
Nice. A brood of literarians. I like that a lot — and am curious about the context.
1866F. HALL in Reader 24 Feb. 206/2 Passing to his compatriot Sanskritists, we come upon a brood of literarians.
Speaking of peevology, I've been horribly remiss in not calling attention to Jan Freeman's new blog, Throw Grammar from the Train.* It is — do I even need to say this? — great. We've got a review of recent book, Ambrose Bierce's 'Write it Right' coming.
*I was reminded of this on a visit to Wishydig.