Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Poet
Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer
Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893, American
Poet

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet
Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet
Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19 February 1917, American
American novelist

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
08 April 1955, American
Novelist, Poet, Essayist

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892, American
Poetess and Playwright
Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American poet

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox
05 November 1850, American
Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian

Amy ClampittAmy Clampitt
15 June 1920, American
Poet
Amber TamblynAmber Tamblyn
14 May 1983, American
Actress

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer-songwriter
Ruby DeeRuby Dee
27 October 1922, American
Actress

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Author

Mary OliverMary Oliver
10 September 1935, American
Poet, Writer
Natasha TretheweyNatasha Trethewey
26 April 1966, American
Poet

Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
Poet, Writer
Sue GraftonSue Grafton
24 April 1940, American
American author

Margaret TrumanMargaret Truman
17 February 1924, American
actor, novelist, writer, biographer

Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown
28 November 1944, American
Writer
Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
Poet

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Julia CameronJulia Cameron
04 March 1948, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Novelist, Poet
Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835, French, American
Actress

Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
07 June 1954, American
Author

Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
29 November 1918, American
Author

Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist
Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author

Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12 August 1859, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter

Joy HarjoJoy Harjo
09 May 1951, American
Poet
Helen Gurley BrownHelen Gurley Brown
18 February 1922, American
American author

Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet

Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet

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

Meta Ann DoakAnnie Dillard
30 April 1945, American
Author
Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist
Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer

Otep ShamayaOtep Shamaya
07 November 1969, American
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876, American
Playwright
Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
08 May 1929, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,
Julia AlvarezJulia Alvarez
27 March 1950, American
American-Dominican poet

June Millicent JordanJune Jordan
09 July 1936, American
Poet

Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884, American
Poet, Writer

Eve Kosofsky SedgwickEve Kosofsky Sedgwick
02 May 1950, American
Academic Scholar

Eileen MylesEileen Myles
1949 AD, American
poet
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887, American
Poet, Writer

Maxine Hong KingstonMaxine Hong Kingston
27 October 1940, American
American author

Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author

Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer
Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet

Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary
04 September 1822, American
American poets
Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849, American
Novelist

Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874, American
Poet, Writer, Socialite
Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
11 February 1802, American
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer

May SartonMay Sarton
03 May 1912, Belgian, American
Writer, Poet
Tracy K. SmithTracy K. Smith
16 April 1972, American
Poet

Linda GoodmanLinda Goodman
09 April 1925, American
Astrologer

Louise GlückLouise Glück
22 April 1943, American
Poet
Sharon OldsSharon Olds
19 November 1942, American
Poet, Writer, Feminist

Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet
Laura RidingLaura Riding
16 January 1901, American
Poet

Martha BeckMartha Beck
29 November 1962, American
Author

Dorothy AllisonDorothy Allison
11 April 1949, American
Writer

JewelJewel
23 May 1974, American
Singer-Songwriter
Kay RyanKay Ryan
21 September 1945, American
Poet
Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer

Margaret WalkerMargaret Walker
07 July 1915, American
novelist, poet, university teacher, writer

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet

Ina CoolbrithIna Coolbrith
10 March 1841, American
Poet
Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923, British, American
Poet

Angelina Weld GrimkéAngelina Weld Grimké
27 February 1880, American
Journalist

Eliza R. SnowEliza R. Snow
21 January 1804, American
Poet

Florence Van Leer Earle CoatesFlorence Van Leer Earle Coates
01 July 1850, American
Poet

Diane di PrimaDiane di Prima
06 August 1934, American
Poet
Muriel RukeyserMuriel Rukeyser
15 December 1913, American
Poet

Tess GallagherTess Gallagher
21 July 1943, American
Poet
Charlotte Forten GrimkéCharlotte Forten Grimké
17 August 1837, American
Poet

Michael StrangeMichael Strange
01 October 1890, American
Poet
Linda HoganLinda Hogan
16 July 1947, American
Poet
Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist