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

Dorothy ParkerDorothy Parker
22 August 1893, American
Poet

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer
Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
08 May 1753, American
Poet

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, 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
Betty AberlinBetty Aberlin
30 December 1942, American
Actress

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

Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop
08 February 1911, American
Poet
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

Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
21 October 1929, American
American author of novels
Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer
24 December 1973, American
American fiction writer

Jill ScottJill Scott
04 April 1972, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Jazz
Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
12 August 1831, American, Russian
Author

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

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

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

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby
24 March 1820, American
composer, poet, singer, writer, teacher,
Rita Mae BrownRita Mae Brown
28 November 1944, American
Screenwriter, Poet, Polo player, Novelist,

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Nikki GiovanniNikki Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
Poet, Writer

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

Mary KarrMary Karr
16 January 1955, American
Poet

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Erica JongErica Jong
26 March 1942, American
Novelist

Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
27 May 1819, American
Songwriter, poet
Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
22 September 1979, American
Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist

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

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
08 May 1929, American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,
Katharine Lee BatesKatharine Lee Bates
12 August 1859, American
poet, writer, university teacher, songwriter

Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Eileen MylesEileen Myles
1949 AD, American
poet

Natalie Clifford BarneyNatalie Clifford Barney
31 October 1876, American
Playwright

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

Marianne MooreMarianne Moore
15 November 1887, American
Poet, Writer
Julia AlvarezJulia Alvarez
27 March 1950, American
American-Dominican poet

Sara TeasdaleSara Teasdale
08 August 1884, American
Poet, Writer

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

Rita DoveRita Dove
28 August 1952, American
Poet, Writer
Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Maxine Hong KingstonMaxine Hong Kingston
27 October 1940, American
American author
Amy LowellAmy Lowell
09 February 1874, American
Poet, Writer, Socialite

Sonia SanchezSonia Sanchez
09 September 1934, American
American poet

Sharon OldsSharon Olds
19 November 1942, American
Poet, Writer, Feminist
May SartonMay Sarton
03 May 1912, Belgian, American
Writer, 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
Lilla Cabot PerryLilla Cabot Perry
13 January 1848, American
Painter, Poet

Helen VendlerHelen Vendler
30 April 1933, American
Literary critic, Poet, Journalist
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
Sarah KaySarah Kay
19 June 1988, American
poet

Erica MannErica Mann
26 March 1942, American
Writer, Poet, Novelist

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

Clarissa Pinkola EstesClarissa Pinkola Estes
27 January 1945, American
 
Yolande Cornelia GiovanniYolande Cornelia Giovanni
07 June 1943, American
 

bell hooksbell hooks
25 September 1952, American
American author