Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809
Writer
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830
Poet

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817
Writer and Philosopher

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
25 May 1803
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26 September 1888
Poet

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894
Writer
Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819
Poet & humanist

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30 October 1885
Poet

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874
American novelist
Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893
Poet

Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
27 February 1807
Poet & Educator

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894
Poet

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779
Lawyer

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17 June 1871
Author
Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892
Poetess and Playwright

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889
Writer

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832
American writer

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879
Poet
John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier
17 December 1807
Poet

Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836
Author & Poet
Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox
05 November 1850
Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian

Allen TateAllen Tate
19 November 1899
Poet

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley
24 August 1898
Novelist & Poet
Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836
Poet & Novelist

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887
Journalist, Poet
Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852
Writer

Lyman Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
15 May 1856
Writer

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820
Poet
William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williams
17 September 1883
Poet

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Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
06 December 1886
Writer

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Hart CraneHart Crane
21 July 1899
Poet, Writer
James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887
Poet, Writer

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876
Playwright

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835
Actress
Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884
Poet, Writer

Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
08 May 1895
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,

Rufus Wilmot GriswoldRufus Wilmot Griswold
13 February 1815
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet

Archibald MacLeishArchibald MacLeish
07 May 1892
Librarian, Poet, Playwright, Writer, University

Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
03 February 1842
Musician
Franz WerfelFranz Werfel
10 September 1890
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Science

Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849
Novelist
James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849
Author

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874
Poet, Writer, Socialite

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887
Poet, Writer
Edgar Albert GuestEdgar Guest
20 August 1881
Poet

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830
Poet
Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10 November 1879
Poet

Stephen Vincent BenétStephen Vincent Benét
22 July 1898
Writer

Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
11 February 1802
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer

Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
05 August 1889
Writer

Edwin Arlington RobinsonEdwin Arlington Robinson
22 December 1869
Poet, Writer
Marsden HartleyMarsden Hartley
04 January 1877
Painter, Poet, Journalist

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882
Poet

Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15 December 1888
Playwright

Ina CoolbrithIna Coolbrith
10 March 1841
Poet
Mark Van DorenMark Van Doren
13 June 1894
Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University

Angelina Weld GrimkéAngelina Weld Grimké
27 February 1880
Journalist
Harry CrosbyHarry Crosby
04 June 1898
Poet

Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15 July 1779
Author

Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
10 February 1884
Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter
John Crowe RansomJohn Crowe Ransom
30 April 1888
Educator

Eliza R. SnowEliza R. Snow
21 January 1804
Poet
Ivan AlbrightIvan Albright
20 February 1897
Painter

Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875
Poet

Eugene FieldEugene Field
02 September 1850
Writer
Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
01 October 1885
Author

Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18 October 1818
Writer
Charlotte Forten GrimkéCharlotte Forten Grimké
17 August 1837
Poet

Philip FreneauPhilip Freneau
02 January 1752
Poet

Michael StrangeMichael Strange
01 October 1890
Poet

Florine StettheimerFlorine Stettheimer
19 August 1871
Painter
Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
08 September 1837
Poet
Edwin MarkhamEdwin Markham
23 April 1852
Poet

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
30 January 1866
Artist

Lilla Cabot PerryLilla Cabot Perry
13 January 1848
Painter, Poet
Mary Mapes DodgeMary Mapes Dodge
26 January 1831
Author

Bayard TaylorBayard Taylor
11 January 1825
Poet

Henry Cuyler BunnerHenry Cuyler Bunner
03 August 1855
Novelist

Elihu VedderElihu Vedder
26 February 1836
Painter

Hamlin GarlandHamlin Garland
14 September 1860
Novelist
Emmeline B. WellsEmmeline B. Wells
29 February 1828
Journalist

William Wetmore StoryWilliam Wetmore Story
12 February 1819
Poet
Clarence DayClarence Day
18 November 1874
Author

John Howard PayneJohn Howard Payne
09 June 1791
Actor
Louise BoganLouise Bogan
11 August 1897
Poet
Constance Fenimore WoolsonConstance Fenimore Woolson
05 March 1840
Novelist