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

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893, American
Poet

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer
Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954, American
Writer, Social Activist

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

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

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892, American
Poetess and Playwright

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet

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

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress
Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

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

Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American poet

Amy ClampittAmy Clampitt
15 June 1920, American
Poet
Louise GlückLouise Glück
22 April 1943, American
Poet

JewelJewel
23 May 1974, American
Singer-Songwriter
Amber TamblynAmber Tamblyn
14 May 1983, American
Actress

Ruby DeeRuby Dee
27 October 1922, American
Actress

Margaret TrumanMargaret Truman
17 February 1924, American
actor, novelist, writer, biographer
Mary OliverMary Oliver
10 September 1935, American
Poet, Writer

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Author
Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
Poet, Writer

Sue GraftonSue Grafton
24 April 1940, American
American author

Angela Marie DiFrancoAngela Marie DiFranco
23 September 1970, American
Singer
Diane di PrimaDiane di Prima
06 August 1934, American
Poet

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Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown
28 November 1944, American
Writer
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
07 June 1954, American
Author

Julia CameronJulia Cameron
04 March 1948, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Novelist, Poet

NonameNoname
18 September 1991, American
Rapper
Madeleine L'EngleMadeleine L'Engle
29 November 1918, American
Author
Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
Poet

Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist

Joy HarjoJoy Harjo
09 May 1951, American
Poet

BanksBanks
16 June 1988, American
Singer
Natasha TretheweyNatasha Trethewey
26 April 1966, American
Poet

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

Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist

Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet
Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author
Felice BryantFelice Bryant
07 August 1925, American
Musician

Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright

Sharon OldsSharon Olds
19 November 1942, American
Poet, Writer, Feminist
Meta Ann DoakAnnie Dillard
30 April 1945, American
Author

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist
Julia AlvarezJulia Alvarez
27 March 1950, American
American-Dominican poet

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876, American
Playwright

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

Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer

Clarissa Pinkola EstesClarissa Pinkola Estes
27 January 1945, American
 
Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12 August 1859, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter

Hilda DoolittleHilda Doolittle
10 September 1886, American
Poet

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

Eileen MylesEileen Myles
1949 AD, American
poet
Jane RobertsJane Roberts
08 May 1929, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,

Helen Gurley BrownHelen Gurley Brown
18 February 1922, American
American author
Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835, French, American
Actress

Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884, American
Poet, Writer

Lydia Maria ChildLydia Maria Child
11 February 1802, American
Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Writer
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887, American
Poet, Writer

Dorothea Margaret TanningDorothea Margaret Tanning
25 August 1910, American
Painter
Maxine Hong KingstonMaxine Hong Kingston
27 October 1940, American
American author

Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author

Tracy K. SmithTracy K. Smith
16 April 1972, American
Poet
Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874, American
Poet, Writer, Socialite

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet
Sarah KaySarah Kay
19 June 1988, American
poet

Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849, American
Novelist

June JordanJune Jordan
09 July 1936, American
Poet

Martha BeckMartha Beck
29 November 1962, American
Author
Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer
Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Linda GoodmanLinda Goodman
09 April 1925, American
Astrologer

Linda BrownLinda Brown
14 March 1939, American
Author

Natalie DiazNatalie Diaz
04 September 1978, American
Basketball player
May SartonMay Sarton
03 May 1912, Belgian, American
Writer, Poet

Muriel RukeyserMuriel Rukeyser
15 December 1913, American
Poet

Ina CoolbrithIna Coolbrith
10 March 1841, American
Poet

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet

Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923, British, American
Poet
Dorothy AllisonDorothy Allison
11 April 1949, American
Writer

Phoebe CaryPhoebe Cary
04 September 1822, American
American poets
Laura RidingLaura Riding
16 January 1901, American
Poet

Elizabeth F. ElletElizabeth F. Ellet
18 October 1818, American
Writer
Jorie GrahamJorie Graham
09 May 1950, American
Poet
Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet