Molla (poet)
Atukuri Molla (1440–1530) was a Telugu poet who authored the Telugu-language Ramayana. Identified by her caste, she was popularly known as Kummara (potter) Molla.
She is the second female Telugu p...
Mamoni Raisom Goswami
Indira Goswami (Asamiya: ইন্দিৰা গোস্বামী) (14 November 1942 – 29 November 2011), known by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami and popularly as Mamoni Baideo, was an Assamese editor, poet, professor, s...
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Nalini Bala Devi
Nalini Bala Devi (23 March 1898– 24 December 1977) was a noted Indian writer and poet of Assamese Literature, known for nationalistic as well as mystical poetry. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the ...
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Nirupama Dutt
Nirupama Dutt, born in 1955, is an Indian poet, journalist and translator. She writes poems in Punjabi, and sometimes transcreates them in English.A senior journalist with thirty years of experience, ...
Raman Mundair
Raman Mundair is a British poet, writer, artist and playwright. She was born in Ludhiana, India and came to live in the UK at the age of five. She is the author of two volumes of poetry, 'A Choreogra...
Gudibande Poornima
Gudibande Poornima (born 1951) is a Kannada poet, writer and novelist from the State of Karnataka, India. Born in Shravanabelagola, Hassan District, Karnataka, Poornima holds a Masters degree in Kanna...
Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu (born as Sarojini Chattopadhyay), also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India, was an Indian independence activist and poet. Naidu served as the first governor of the United...
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Amrita Pritam
Amrita Pritam (31 August 1919 – 31 October 2005) was an Indian writer and poet, who wrote in Punjabi and Hindi. She is considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist, a...
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Reetika Vazirani
Reetika Gina Vazirani (August 9, 1962 – July 16, 2003) was an American poet and educator. On July 16, 2003, Vazirani was housesitting in the Chevy Chase, Maryland home of novelist Howard Norman and h...
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Gangadevi
Gangadevi, also known as Gangambika, was a Telugu princess and poet in the Vijayanagara Empire during the 14th century and chronicled the story of the victory of her husband, Kumara Kampana, son of B...
Muddupalani
Muddupalani (fl. ca. 1750) was a Telugu speaking poet and devadasi attached to the court of Pratap Singh, the Maratha king of Tanjore. Muddupalani was well versed in both Telugu and Sanskrit literatu...
Akka Mahadevi
Akka Mahadevi (ಅಕ್ಕ ಮಹಾದೇವಿ) (c.1130-1160), one of the early female poets in the Kannada language was a prominent figure in the Veerashaiva Bhakti movement of the 12th century. Her 430 extant Vachan...
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Kanhopatra
Kanhopatra (or Kanhupatra) was a 15th-century Marathi saint-poet, venerated by the Varkari sect of Hinduism.Little is known about Kanhopatra. According to most traditional accounts, Kanhopatra was a c...
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Padma Gole
Padma Gole (Marathi: पद्मा गोळे) (1913–1998) was a Marathi poet from Maharashtra, India born in patwardhan family of Tasgaon. She was one of the many women from rich Indian families who were embol...
Meera
Meera (Mira Bai) was a Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Krishna. She was one of the most significant Sants ("true" or "saints") of the Vaishnava bhakti movement. Some 1,300 pads (poems) commonly known...
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Habba Khatoon
Habba Khatoon (1554 - 1609) was a 16th-century Kashmiri mystic-poet and ascetic, who is also known as 'Nightingale of Kashmir'. She was born in the small village Chandrahar (Chandhaur) just outside ...