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  • Austin Allen
    Austin Allen was born in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1984. He received an MFA in Poetry from Johns Hopkins Uni...
  • Al Alvarez
    Al Alvarez is a poet, novelist, literary critic, anthologist, and author of many non-fiction books on topics r...
  • Chris Andrews
    Chris Andrews was born in Newcastle (Australia) in 1962. He grew up in Melbourne. After completing a Ph.D at t...
  • John Ashbery
    John Lawrence Ashbery was born in Rochester, New York, on July 28th 1927, the first son of Chester Frederick ...
  • Neil Berry
    Born in Liverpool in 1952, Neil Berry was educated at Hillfoot Hey High School and London University, where h...
  • Geoffrey Brock
    Geoffrey Brock was born in Atlanta and grew up in Tallahassee, Florida. He received a PhD in comparative liter...
  • James Campbell
    James Campbell was born in Glasgow and educated at Edinburgh Uni-versity. Between 1978 and 1982, he was the ed...
  • Isaac Cates
    Isaac Cates is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Poetry Center at the C. W. Post campus of Lo...
  • Robert Conquest
    Robert Conquest was born in Malvern, Worcestershire, in 1917, to an American father and his English wife. Educ...
  • Morri Creech
    Morri Creech was born in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, USA, in 1970 and was educated at Winthrop University a...
  • Peter Dale
    Peter Dale was born in Surrey in 1938, and educated at Strode’s School, Egham, and St Peter’s College, Oxford....
  • Dick Davis
    Dick Davis was born in Portsmouth, England, in 1945, and educated at the universities of Cambridge (where he r...
  • Erica Dawson
    Erica Dawson was born in Columbia, Maryland in 1979. Majoring in the Writing Seminars, she received her BA wit...
  • B.H. Fairchild
    B.H. Fairchild was born in Houston, Texas and grew up there and in small towns in west Texas, Oklahoma, and ...
  • David Ferry
    David Ferry was born in Orange, New Jersey, in 1924, and grew up and attended school in Maplewood, New Jersey....
  • Mark Ford
    Mark Ford was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1962, and attended schools in Lagos, Chicago, Colombo, and London. He ...
  • Nicholas Garland
    Nicholas Garland was born in London in 1935. He moved with his family to New Zealand in 1947 and lived there u...
  • Thom Gunn
    Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, in August 1929, the elder son of Herbert and Ann Charlotte Gunn (n&eacu...
  • Rachel Hadas
    Rachel Hadas was born in 1948 and spent her childhood in New York City. She studied classics at Harvard, poetr...
  • Donald Hall
    Donald Hall was born in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1928, the only child of Donald Andrew Hall (a businessman) ...
  • Michael Hamburger
    Michael Hamburger was born on 22nd March, 1924, in Berlin. The family emigrated to England in 1933 and settled...
  • Ian Hamilton
    (Robert)Ian Hamilton was born on March 24th 1938, the second son of Robert Tough and Daisy (McKay) Hamilton, w...
  • Joseph Harrison
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    Joseph Harrison was born in Richmond, Virginia, grew up in Virginia and Alabama, and studied at Yale and Johns...
  • Jeffrey Harrison
    Born in 1957 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Jeffrey Harrison is the author of three books of poetry, The Singing Underne...
  • Cynthia Haven
    Cynthia L. Haven was born in Detroit and educated at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor , where she studied ...
  • Seamus Heaney
    Seamus Heaney was born on April 13th, 1939, the first child of Patrick and Margaret Kathleen Heaney (né...
  • Gregory Heath
    Gregory Heath was born in Melbourne, Derbyshire, in 1967, and has an MA in Narrative Writing. He has taught Wr...
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht was the author of seven books of poetry, among them The Hard Hours,which received the Pulitzer P...
  • Jaimee Hills
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    Jaimee Hills was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in 1979, and was educated at the Johns Hopkins University and...
  • Philip Hoy
    Philip Hoy was born in London in 1952, and educated at the Universities of York and Leeds. He has a Ph.D in Ph...
  • Michael Hulse
    Michael Hulse was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire in 1955, and educated locally (1966-1971) and at the U...
  • Dan Jacobson
    Jacobson was born in Johannesburg in 1929 and grew up in Kimberley. He was educated at the Kimberley Boys̵...
  • Hilary S. Jacqmin
    Hilary S. Jacqmin was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1979 and grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. She earned he...
  • Carrie Jerrell
    Carrie Jerrell was born in Petersburg, Indiana, USA in 1976. She received her MA from the Writing Seminars at ...
  • Donald Justice
    Donald Justice was born in Miami, Florida, on August 12th 1925, the only child of Vasco and Mary Ethel Justi...
  • Stephen Kampa
    Stephen Kampa was born in Missoula, Montana, in 1981 and grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. He received a BA i...
  • Rose Kelleher
    Rose Kelleher was born in 1964, grew up in Massachusetts and earned her B.A. in English at UMass Boston. She h...
  • Mark Kraushaar
    Kraushaar was born in Washington DC and grew up outside Boston in Concord, Massachusetts. He attended Marlboro...
  • Matthew Ladd
    Matthew Ladd was born in Los Angeles and raised in the Texas Panhandle. After completing his undergraduate wor...
  • Dora Malech
    Dora Malech was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1981 and grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. She earned a BA in F...
  • Jérôme Luc Martin
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    Born in the Netherlands, Jérôme Luc Martin grew up in Los Angeles and in the south of France. He ...
  • J. D. McClatchy
    J.D. McClatchy is the author of seven previous collections of poetry, and of three collections of prose. He ha...
  • Eric McHenry
    Eric McHenry grew up in Topeka, Kansas and earned degrees from Beloit College and Boston University. His first...
  • Karl Miller
    Karl Miller was born near Edinburgh in 1931, and educated at the Royal School of Edinburgh and Downing College...
  • Timothy Murphy
    Timothy Murphy (b.1951) graduated from Yale in 1972 as Scholar of the House in Poetry. His tutor was Robert Pe...
  • Ian Parks
    Ian Parks was born in 1959 in Mexborough, South Yorkshire and was educated at Sheffield University and Ruskin ...
  • V. Penelope Pelizzon
    V. Penelope Pelizzon was born in 1967 in Massachusetts. Her first poetry collection, Nostos (2000), won the Ho...
  • Mary Elizabeth Pope
    The stories that make up this fine debut collection are thematically linked by characters who, from blind date...
  • Chris Preddle
    Chris Preddle has retired to a windy shoulder of the Pennines in West Yorkshire. Born in London in 1943, he wa...
  • Shelley Puhak
    Shelley Puhak was born in Washington, D.C. in 1975 and grew up in Maryland. She holds an MFA from the Universi...
  • Christopher Ricks
    Christopher Ricks was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 2004. He is the William M. and Sara B. Warren P...
  • Daniel Rifenburgh
    Daniel Rifenburgh was born in Elmira, New York on May 24, 1949. He attended the University of Louisville and s...
  • K. M. Ross
    K. M. Ross was born in 1959 in Auckland, New Zealand, and grew up on the North Shore. He attended Rangitoto Co...
  • Gabriel Roth
    Gabriel Roth was born and raised in London. He now lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York, and has worked...
  • Mary Jo Salter
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    Mary Jo Salter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and grew up in Detroit and Baltimore. She was educated at H...
  • Charles Simic
    Charles Simic was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, on May 9th 1938, the first son of George and Helen (Matijevi...
  • W.D. Snodgrass
    W.D. Snodgrass was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1926, and was educated at Geneva College. His studies...
  • Timothy Steele
    Timothy Steele was born in 1948 in Burlington, Vermont. He was educated at the local public, or state, schools...
  • Mark Strand
    Mark Strand was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, in 1934, and was raised and educated in the ...
  • Bradford Gray Telford
    Bradford Gray Telford has published work in many journals including the Yale Review, Ninth Letter, Southwest R...
  • Matthew Thorburn
    Matthew Thorburn is the author of two previous books of poems, Subject to Change and Every Possible Blue, and ...
  • Anthony Thwaite
    Anthony Thwaite was born in 1930. He spent most of his childhood in Yorkshire until he was evacuated to relati...
  • Cody Walker
    Cody Walker was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1967. He holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, an M.F....
  • Deborah Warren
    Deborah Warren was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1946 and educated at Harvard University, from where she g...
  • Clive Watkins
    Clive Watkins is a poet, translator, critic and editor. He was born in Sheffield, U.K., in 1945. His verse has...
  • Richard Wilbur
    Richard Wilbur was born in New York City in 1921 and is one of the most accomplished poets of our time. Among ...
  • Norman Williams
    Norman Williams, who graduated from the University of Colorado in 1974, and from Yale Law School in 1979, live...
  • Greg Williamson
    Greg Williamson grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. His first book, The Silent Partner, was published by Storylin...
  • Clive Wilmer
    Clive Wilmer was born Harrogate in 1945, grew up in London, and was educated at King’s College, Cambridg...
  • Richard Wollheim
    Richard Wollheim was born in London in 1923 and educated at Westminster School and Balliol College, Oxford. He...
  • Stephen Yenser
    Stephen Yenser is Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, an...
  • Matthew Yorke
    Matthew Yorke was born in London in 1958. The son of Emma Tennant and grandson of Henry Green, he is the autho...