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Richard Purdy Wilbur MP (1921 - 2017)

Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987, and twice rec...

11/12/2011 10/15/2017

William Stanley Merwin (born September 30, 1927) is an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose. family Father: William Merwin Mother: Anna Jaynes Spou...

3/23/2009 6/29/2017

Anne Sexton MP (1928 - 1974)

"Anne Harvey", "Anne Sexton"

From Wikipedia : Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 – October 4, 1974) was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book L...

12/11/2014 2/11/2016

Robert T.S. Lowell IV MP (1917 - 1977)

Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV (March 1, 1917 – September 12, 1977) was an American poet, considered the founder of the confessional poetry movement. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consulta...

7/23/2007 2/8/2012

Edna St. Vincent Millay MP (1892 - 1950)

Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892–1950 Throughout much of her career, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America. She is noted for bo...

12/1/2011 12/1/2011

Sara Trevor Teasdale MP (1884 - 1933)

Profile photo source: Sara was named after her grandmother. Teasdale's first word was "pretty". According to her mother, Sara's love of pretty things was what inspired her poetry. Teasdale was alwa...

2/24/2009 11/22/2011

Stephen Vincent Benét MP (1898 - 1943)

Stephen Vincent Benét was an American poet, short story writer, and novelist. He is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a ...

11/13/2011 11/14/2011

Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), as well as an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist (frequen...

4/7/2009 11/13/2011

William Rose Benét MP (1886 - 1950)

William Rose Benét was an American poet, writer, and editor. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benét. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Col. James Walker Benét and his wife, Fra...

11/13/2011 11/13/2011