Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

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

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet
Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892, American
Poetess and Playwright

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
19 February 1917, American
American novelist
Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet

Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

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

Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
21 October 1929, American
American author of novels
Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer
24 December 1973, American
American fiction writer
Julia CameronJulia Cameron
04 March 1948, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Novelist, Poet

Exene CervenkaExene Cervenka
01 February 1956, American
singer

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
Sue GraftonSue Grafton
24 April 1940, American
American author

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
composer, poet, singer, writer, teacher,

Joy HarjoJoy Harjo
09 May 1951, American
Poet

Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown
28 November 1944, American
Screenwriter, Poet, Polo player, Novelist,
Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
Poet, Writer

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

Louise ErdrichLouise Erdrich
07 June 1954, American
Author

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

Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet
Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist

Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

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

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist
Ntozake ShangeNtozake Shange
18 October 1948, American
Playwright

Dory PrevinDory Previn
22 October 1925, American
Singer
Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12 August 1859, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
08 May 1929, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,

Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author

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

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876, American
Playwright
Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887, American
Poet, Writer

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

Helen Gurley BrownHelen Gurley Brown
18 February 1922, American
American author

Otep ShamayaOtep Shamaya
07 November 1969, American
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter
Julia AlvarezJulia Alvarez
27 March 1950, American
American-Dominican poet

Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884, American
Poet, Writer
Sarah Orne JewettSarah Orne Jewett
03 September 1849, American
Novelist

Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer

Eileen MylesEileen Myles
1949 AD, American
poet
Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
15 October 1830, American
Poet

Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874, American
Poet, Writer, Socialite
Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Adah Isaacs MenkenAdah Isaacs Menken
15 June 1835, French, American
Actress

Maxine Hong KingstonMaxine Hong Kingston
27 October 1940, American
American author
Sharon OldsSharon Olds
19 November 1942, American
Poet, Writer, Feminist

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet
Tracy K. SmithTracy K. Smith
16 April 1972, American
Poet

Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author

Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923, British, American
Poet
Linda GoodmanLinda Goodman
09 April 1925, American
Astrologer
May SartonMay Sarton
03 May 1912, Belgian, American
Writer, Poet

Louise GlückLouise Glück
22 April 1943, American
Poet

Natasha TretheweyNatasha Trethewey
26 April 1966, American
Poet

Martha BeckMartha Beck
29 November 1962, American
Author
Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer

BanksBanks
15 June 1988, American
Singer

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

Angelina Weld GrimkéAngelina Weld Grimké
27 February 1880, American
Journalist

Helen VendlerHelen Vendler
30 April 1933, American
Literary critic, Poet, Journalist
Lilla Cabot PerryLilla Cabot Perry
13 January 1848, American
Painter, Poet

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist
Harriet MonroeHarriet Monroe
23 December 1860, American
American poet

Linda BrownLinda Brown
14 March 1939, American
Author

Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
28 July 1874, American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer
Alice CaryAlice Cary
26 April 1820, American
Poet, Author, Novelist, Writer

Hilda DoolittleHilda Doolittle
10 September 1886, American
Poet
Sarah KaySarah Kay
19 June 1988, American
poet

Kathy Lou SchultzKathy Lou Schultz
30 November 1966, American
Poet, Author

Clarissa Pinkola EstesClarissa Pinkola Estes
27 January 1945, American
 

Dorothea Margaret TanningDorothea Margaret Tanning
25 August 1910, American
Painter