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Authors, Arranged by Genre (poetry)

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 Mayda Del Valle 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 Sharon Epps 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 Hannah Gamble 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 Alexander Jude Henry 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 Kathleen Kirk 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 Vicki Lipe
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
Nate Marshall 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 Andrew Morkes Wilda Morris
Paul Scott Mowrer Lisel Mueller Simone Muench Dipika Mukherjee
Peggy Munson Patricia J. Murphy 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 Achy Obejas 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 Mike Puican
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 Sarah Ruhl 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
Patricia 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 Luis Alberto Urrea 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 Tamera Will Wissinger
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