Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe
19 January 1809
Writer
Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
12 July 1817
Writer and Philosopher

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

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley
26 July 1894
Writer

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830
Poet

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819
Poet & humanist
T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26 September 1888
Poet

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897
Writer, Nobel Laureate
Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874
American novelist

Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30 October 1885
Poet
Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893
Poet

Francis Scott KeyFrancis Scott Key
01 August 1779
Lawyer

Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow
27 February 1807
Poet & Educator

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

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

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger
13 January 1832
American writer

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879
Poet

Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889
Writer
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

L. Frank BaumL. Frank Baum
15 May 1856
Writer

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820
Poet
Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835
Actress

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William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williams
17 September 1883
Poet
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849
Poet, Writer, Journalist

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,
Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer
06 December 1886
Writer
James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,

Hart CraneHart Crane
21 July 1899
Poet, Writer

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

James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
07 October 1849
Author
Sidney LanierSidney Lanier
03 February 1842
Musician

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876
Playwright

Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884
Poet, Writer

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

Rufus Wilmot GriswoldRufus Wilmot Griswold
13 February 1815
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet
Franz WerfelFranz Werfel
10 September 1890
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Science

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887
Poet, Writer
Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830
Poet

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887
Poet, Writer

Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849
Novelist
Edgar Albert GuestEdgar Guest
20 August 1881
Poet

Harry CrosbyHarry Crosby
04 June 1898
Poet
Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874
Poet, Writer, Socialite

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

Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary
04 September 1822
American poets

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
10 November 1879
Poet

Stephen Vincent BenétStephen Vincent Benét
22 July 1898
Writer
Marsden HartleyMarsden Hartley
04 January 1877
Painter, Poet, Journalist

Clement Clarke MooreClement Clarke Moore
15 July 1779
Author

John Crowe RansomJohn Crowe Ransom
30 April 1888
Educator

Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
05 August 1889
Writer
Sadakichi HartmannSadakichi Hartmann
08 November 1867
Critic

Mark Van DorenMark Van Doren
13 June 1894
Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University
Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875
Poet

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882
Poet

Maxwell AndersonMaxwell Anderson
15 December 1888
Playwright
Edwin Arlington RobinsonEdwin Arlington Robinson
22 December 1869
Poet, Writer

Ina CoolbrithIna Coolbrith
10 March 1841
Poet
Eugene FieldEugene Field
02 September 1850
Writer

Fitz-Greene HalleckFitz-Greene Halleck
08 July 1790
Poet

David DrakeDavid Drake
1800 AD
Potter and poet
Louis UntermeyerLouis Untermeyer
01 October 1885
Author

Clarence DayClarence Day
18 November 1874
Author
Ivan AlbrightIvan Albright
20 February 1897
Painter

Angelina Weld GrimkéAngelina Weld Grimké
27 February 1880
Journalist

Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
08 September 1837
Poet

Michael StrangeMichael Strange
01 October 1890
Poet
Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18 October 1818
Writer
Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
30 January 1866
Artist

Charlotte Forten GrimkéCharlotte Forten Grimké
17 August 1837
Poet

Henry Cuyler BunnerHenry Cuyler Bunner
03 August 1855
Novelist

Eliza R. SnowEliza R. Snow
21 January 1804
Poet
Philip FreneauPhilip Freneau
02 January 1752
Poet

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

Edwin MarkhamEdwin Markham
23 April 1852
Poet

Lilla Cabot PerryLilla Cabot Perry
13 January 1848
Painter, Poet

Hamlin GarlandHamlin Garland
14 September 1860
Novelist
Jessie Redmon FausetJessie Redmon Fauset
27 April 1882
Editor

Elihu VedderElihu Vedder
26 February 1836
Painter
Florine StettheimerFlorine Stettheimer
19 August 1871
Painter

William Gilmore SimmsWilliam Gilmore Simms
17 April 1806
Writer
Constance Fenimore WoolsonConstance Fenimore Woolson
05 March 1840
Novelist
Bayard TaylorBayard Taylor
11 January 1825
Poet