Presenting biographies of some famous poets and writers of all ages. The biographies highlight childhood, works and achievements and later life of these great poets.

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John Updike John Updike
American

Horace Horace
Ancient Roman

Kazi Nazrul Islam Kazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian

Audre Lorde Audre Lorde
American

George Santayana George Santayana
Spanish, Italian

Hesiod Hesiod
Greek

Anne Sexton Anne Sexton
American

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Tukaram Tukaram
Indian

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
French, Iranian

Derek Walcott Derek Walcott
Saint Lucian

Richard Cabral Richard Cabral
Mexican, American

Ogden Nash Ogden Nash
American

Oliver Goldsmith Oliver Goldsmith
Irish, British
Knut Hamsun Knut Hamsun
Norwegian

Banjo Paterson Banjo Paterson
Australian

Mahmoud Darwish Mahmoud Darwish
Palestinian

George Herbert George Herbert
British, Welsh

Juvenal Juvenal
Italian

Pindar Pindar
Greek

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
American

Claude McKay Claude McKay
Jamaican, American

Paul Bowles Paul Bowles
American

Novalis Novalis
German