21st Century Poets
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood

18 November 1939

Canadian

Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie

15 September 1977

Nigerian

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin

30 December 1942

American

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy

23 December 1955

British

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates

16 June 1938

American

Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie

07 October 1966

American

Vikram SethVikram Seth

20 June 1952

Indian

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi

22 November 1969

French,Iranian

Michael OndaatjeMichael Ondaatje

12 September 1943

Canadian

Wendell BerryWendell Berry

05 August 1934

American

Derek WalcottDerek Walcott

23 January 1930

Saint Lucian

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver

08 April 1955

American

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Saul WilliamsSaul Williams

29 February 1972

American

John BergerJohn Berger

05 November 1926

British

Gary SnyderGary Snyder

08 May 1930

American

Hélène CixousHélène Cixous

05 June 1937

Algerian

Herta MüllerHerta Müller

17 August 1953

German

Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal

20 January 1925

Nicaraguan

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Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer

15 April 1931

Swedish

Abdolkarim SoroushAbdolkarim Soroush

16 December 1945

Iranian

Ahlam MosteghanemiAhlam Mosteghanemi

13 April 1953

Algerian

Charles SimicCharles Simic

09 May 1938

American

Aharon AppelfeldAharon Appelfeld

16 February 1932

Israeli

Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock

10 February 1934

New Zealander

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Shahabuddin NagariShahabuddin Nagari

06 October 1955

Bangladeshi

David WagonerDavid Wagoner

05 June 1926

American

Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor

29 September 1961

Chilean

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks

07 February 1962

American

FishFish

25 April 1958

Scottish

Till LindemannTill Lindemann

04 January 1963

German

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Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar

17 January 1945

Indian

Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin

21 October 1929

American

DonovanDonovan

10 May 1946

British

Johnny MarrJohnny Marr

31 October 1963

British

GulzarGulzar

18 August 1936

Indian

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer

24 December 1973

American

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Jill ScottJill Scott

04 April 1972

American

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas

10 February 1970

Indian

Mary OliverMary Oliver

10 September 1935

American

W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin

30 September 1927

American

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq

26 February 1956

French

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano

18 January 1947

Japanese

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Dulce MaríaDulce María

06 December 1985

Mexican

Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni

07 June 1943

American

Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti

24 March 1919

American

Tim ArmstrongTim Armstrong

25 November 1965

American

Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki

02 October 1978

Japanese

Talib KweliTalib Kweli

03 October 1975

American

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Nik KershawNik Kershaw

01 March 1958

British

Michael RosenMichael Rosen

07 May 1946

British

Murasaki ShikibuMurasaki Shikibu

0973 AD

Japanese

Sue GraftonSue Grafton

24 April 1940

American

VairamuthuVairamuthu

13 July 1953

Indian

Fatima BhuttoFatima Bhutto

29 May 1982

Pakistani

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Taslima NasrinTaslima Nasrin

25 August 1962

Bangladeshi

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes

01 April 1960

British

Joan SebastianJoan Sebastian

08 April 1951

Mexican

Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown

28 November 1944

American

Win ButlerWin Butler

14 April 1980

American

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer

12 September 1961

Canadian,French

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Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah

15 April 1958

British

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila

14 March 1972

Indian

Julia CameronJulia Cameron

04 March 1948

American

Jonas MekasJonas Mekas

24 December 1922

Lithuanian,American

Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami

22 June 1940

Iranian

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi

14 January 1926

Indian

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Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar

13 July 1975

Indian

Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen

25 December 1976

Finnish

Dima BilanDima Bilan

24 December 1981

Russian

Billy CollinsBilly Collins

22 March 1941

American

Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat

05 March 1964

French

Jenny BerggrenJenny Berggren

19 May 1972

Swedish

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Daisaku IkedaDaisaku Ikeda

02 January 1928

Japanese

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark

11 June 1934

Danish,French

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil

05 September 1971

Indian

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup

27 May 1931

Indian

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn

22 September 1979

American

Keorapetse KgositsileKeorapetse Kgositsile

19 September 1938

South African

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Sonja YelichSonja Yelich

26 February 1965

New Zealander

Chico BuarqueChico Buarque

19 June 1944

Brazilian

Roger McGoughRoger McGough

09 November 1937

British