List of poets from the United States
The poets listed below were either born in the United States or else published much of their poetry while living in that country.A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R ST U V W X Y Z
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List of U.S. states' Poets Laureate
Many of the states in the United States have established the post of poet laureate to which a prominent poet residing in the respective state is appointed. The responsibilities of the state poets laur...
List of U.S. states' Poets Laureate - Wikipedia
Black Mountain poets
The Black Mountain poets, sometimes called projectivist poets, were a group of mid 20th century American avant-garde or postmodern poets centered on Black Mountain College.
Although it lasted only...
Francisco X. Alarcón
Francisco Xavier Alarcón (born 21 February 1954 Wilmington, California) is an American poet and educator.
He moved to Guadalajara, Mexico, when he was 6. He graduated from California State Univers...
Francisco X. Alarcón - Wikipedia
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Douglas Malloch
Douglas Malloch (May 5, 1877 – July 2, 1938) was an American poet, short-story writer and Associate Editor of American Lumberman, a trade paper in Chicago. He became known as a "Lumberman's poet" both...
Alice Walker
Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the P...
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William Morris Meredith, Jr.
William Morris Meredith, Jr. (January 9, 1919 – May 30, 2007) was an American poet and educator. He was Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1978 to 1980.
Meredith w...
William Morris Meredith, Jr. - Wikipedia
Womanism
Womanism is a social theory deeply rooted in the racial and gender oppression of black women. There are varying interpretations on what the term womanist means and efforts to provide a concise and all...
Womanism - Wikipedia
Hattie Gossett
Hattie Gossett is an African-American feminist playwright, poet, and magazine editor. Her work focuses on bolstering the self-esteem of young black women.Gossett gained a Master of Fine Arts degree ...
Sho Baraka
Amisho Baraka Lewis, better known by his stage name Sho Baraka, is an American Christian hip-hop artist and writer who has recorded both independently and as a founding member of the 116 Clique. He wa...
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award f...
Edna St. Vincent Millay - Wikipedia