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Authors, Arranged by Genre (Poetry)

Poetry genre

Olga Abella Diane Ackerman Tracy Ahrens Dorothy Keeley Aldis
Carolyn Alessio Elizabeth Alexander William Allegrezza Jeffery Renard Allen
Jeffery Renard Allen Julia Alvarez Joe Amato Ricardo Mario Am├ęzquita
Richard Mario Amesquita Rachell N. Anderson Sherwood Anderson Joan Walsh Anglund
Aaron Anstett Judith Arcana Rane Arroyo Howard Benjamin Austin
Mary Hunter Austin Beatriz Badikian-Gartler Glenda Bailey-Mershon Regina Harris Baiocchi
Jesse Ball James Ballowe Vicki Bamman Amy Sayre Baptista
Jerry Barrett Lois Fowler Barrett Dennis Bartizal Ruby Dell Baugher
Jill Pelaez Baumgaertner Brooke Bergan Ted Berrigan Tara Betts
Drew Bialko Raymond Bial Mary Biddinger Trever James Bierschbach
Donna Biffar Jeff Biggers Mark Blaeuer Norbert Blei
Roger Bonair-Agard David Bond Joe Bonomo Daniel Borzutzky
Jenny Boully Kristy Bowen JoAnn Boydston Ray Bradbury
John Bradley David Breeden Gwendolyn Brooks Larry Broutman
Oscar Brown, Jr. Michael H. Brownstein John Howard Bryant Suzanne Buffam
Andrew H Bullen Robert J. Burdette CM Burroughs Margaret T.G. Burroughs
Dominic Lawrence Candeloro Brenda Cardenas A.D. Carson Ana Castillo
Mary Hartwell Catherwood Orlando Ceaser George Chambers Maxine Chernoff
Ariana Rochelle Cherry-Shearer Susan Spaeth Cherry Phyllis Ford Choyke David A. Christensen
Sandra Cisneros Adam Clay Daniel Cleary Ryan Van Cleave
Wanda Lou Clevenger Laurie B Clifford Laurie Berry Clifford Ruth Allison Coates
Joan Colby Job Conger Kathleen A. Corrigan Carlos Cortez
Kevin Coval Joel Craig Forrest Crissey Robin Currie
David Curry Bruce Cutler Garin L. Cycholl Jeffrey Daniels
Ann Darr Frank Marshall Davis Lawrence O Dean Albert DeGenova
Mary McCormack Deka Gary DeNeal Rachel DeWoskin Joanne Diaz
Charlotte Antonia Digregorio George Hill Dillon Jacob Donley Glenn W. Dresbach
Henry Dumas John J. Dunphy Stuart Dybek Kelly Norman Ellis
Elaine Equi Dave Etter Janet Ayer Fairbank Richard Fammeree
Eileen Favorite Kenneth Fearing Eugene Field Lisa Fishman
Robert Fitzgerald Tony Fitzpatrick Rachel Contreni Flynn Flora Wallis Foss
Tobin Fraley Vincent Francone Krista Franklin Rebecca Morgan Frank
Barry Frauman Edith Freund Paul Friedrich David Friend
Naoko Fujimoto Allison Funk Cynthia Gallaher Patricia Gangas
Paul Garon Joseph Gastiger Lucia Cordell Getsi Sarah Sovereign Getty
Reginald Gibbons Marilyn Huntman Giese Zack Gilbert (Lerman) Ken Gilbert
Virginia Gilbert Victor David Giron Albert Goldbarth Goldie Goldbloom
Sandy Goldsmith Ruth Goring Judy Grahn Gerri R. Gray
Thomas Gregg Dwight David Gross Dan Guillory Carolyn Guinzio
Jeff Gundy Chasity Gunn Susan Hahn Samuel W. Hale III
M. Eliza Hamilton Joy Harjo Janice N. Harrington Hermene Hartman
Darryl Harvey Carol Hegberg David Hernandez Timothy J. Hillegonds
Hope C. Hill Daryl Hine Edward Hirsch Richie Hofmann
Nathan Hoks Chris Holaves Brandi Homan Kenneth Hopkins
Richard Hovey Bette Howland James Langston Hughes Louise L. Hullinger
Tim Hunt Tim Hunt Edgar Allen Imhoff Daniel Scott Irwin
Sandra Jackson-Opoku Angela Jackson Lauren Michele Jackson Rachel Jackson
Toneal M. Jackson Zachary Michael Jack John Jacob Angie Michelle James
Phyllis Janik Larry Janowski Tyehimba Jess Allan Johnston
Devin Johnston Joyce Marie Jones Richard Jones Judy Jordan
Allison Joseph Valente Judith Michael Kadela Alexander Karanikas
Jennifer Karmin Reginald Kee Brigit Pegeen Kelly Vanessa King
Mary Kinzie John Knoepfle Kristen Koppers Stephen Koritta
Heather Marie Kosur Joseph J Kozma Joanna Kurowska Susanna Lang
Quraysh Ali Lansana Wayne Lanter E'mon Lauren David Lazar
Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee Li-Young Lee Marcellus Julien Leonard Jennifer Celeste Lester
Francesco Levato Lauren Levato Janet Loxley Lewis Laurence Lieberman
Vachel Lindsay Anastasia Marie Lindsey Judy R. Little Christina Ericson Lovin
Gail Lukasik Lennart Lundh Alyce Lyle Joanie Mackowski
Haki R. Madhubuti Michael David Madonick Shanny Jean Maney Martin Marcus
Margaret Dubay Mikus, Ph.D. William Marr Edgar Lee Masters Marcia Lee Masters
Adrian Matejka Don S. McClure Marty McConnell Gene McCormick
Alice B. McGinty Thomas McNulty Orlando Menes Sharon Mesmer
Eileen R. Meyer Linda Mitchell Faisal Mohyuddin Harriet Monroe
William Vaughn Moody A.D. Moore Bill Morgan Wilda Morris
Paul Scott Mowrer Lisel Mueller Simone Muench Dipika Mukherjee
Peggy Munson Gerald Edward Murray Jarrett Neal Rosina Neginsky
John G. Neihardt Julie Parson Nesbitt Amy Newman Charlie Newman
Barbra Nightingale John Fredrick Nims Raul Nino Molly F. Norwood
Elder James Olsen Daniela Olszewska Ladan Osman James Horton Palmer
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks Julie Parson-Nesbitt Elise Paschen Stanley Victor Paskavich
Johanny Vazquez Paz Cynthia Pelayo Charlotte Pence Mark Perlberg
Brandye Phillips Xandria Phillips Patty Dickson Pieczka Sterling D. Plumpp
Fran Podulka Susan Azar Porterfield John Prine Donna Pucciani
Christina Pugh Mark E. Pulsifer Courtney Queeney Bob Raczka
David Radavich Henry Rago Ned Randle Srikanth Reddy
Beatrice Schenk de Regniers Jim Reiss Dustin Renwick Charles Reynard
James Ivy Richardson III Michael Robbins Ed Roberson Tom Roby
Carolyn Marie Rodgers Carolyn M. Rogers Alane Rollings Kathleen Rooney
Franklin Rosemont Deborah Nodler Rosen Charles Rossiter Erika L. Sanchez
Carl Sandburg Lawrence Santoro Larry Sawyer Jennifer Scappettone
Michelle Schaub James Marcus Schuyler Charles Schwartz Maureen Seaton
Tariq Shah Gregg Shapiro Karl Jay Shapiro Shel Silverstein
Charles D. Simic Andrea Witzke Slot Jared R.W. Smith Patricia Lee Smith
Carol Spelius Iris Spencer-Baxter Beth Staas Maura Stanton
Frances Cook Steen Ruth Stephan Debra J Stewart Jack Stillinger
Christy Stillwell Mark Strand Jason Sturner Robert Sward
Edward Robeson Taylor J.J. Tindall Bill Tinley Jonathan Travelstead
James Treat Natasha Trethewey Billy Tuggle Mark Turcotte
Joanna Beth Tweedy Ed Donald Two-Rivers Michael Tyler Danny Mahlon Underwood
Judith Valente Jean Valentine Wendy Vardaman Frank Varela
Beth Copeland Vargo Thomas L. Vaultonburg Martha Modena Vertreace-Doody Doris Vidaver
Lina Ramona Vitkauskas Michael Van Walleghen Jessica Lee Walsh William Wantling
Edward R. Ward Michael Warr Rachel Jamison Webster Kathleen Welton
Ingrid Wendt Rodd Whelpley Paul O. Williams Phillip B. Williams
Keith S. Wilson Tonya Latrice Wilson Christian Wiman Ian Winterbauer
Yvor Winters Debra Woodard Debra Woodward Robert Wrigley
Mark Yakich Lauren Yoder Emily Jungmin Yoon avery r young
Dean Young Jessie Johnson Young Reggie Scott Young Adam Zagajewski
Andrew G. Zubinas