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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Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
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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...
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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...
Alice Walker - Wikipedia
Arthur Smith (American poet)
Arthur Smith is an American poet whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, "The Georgia Review," "Northwest Review," "Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts," "Crazyhorse," "Southern Poetry Review," Hunge...
Frank Bidart
Frank Bidart (born May 27, 1939 in Bakersfield, California) is an American academic and poet.
Bidart is a native of California and considered a career in acting or directing when he was young. In ...
Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
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 ...
Sheldon Vanauken
Sheldon Vanauken (August 4, 1914 – October 28, 1996) was an American author, best known for his autobiographical book A Severe Mercy (1977), which recounts his and his wife's friendship with C. S. Lew...
David Bottoms
David Bottoms (born 1949, Canton, Georgia) is an American poet.
Bottoms' first book, Shooting Rats at the Bibb County Dump, was selected by Robert Penn Warren as winner of the 1979 Walt Whitman Aw...