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Being Maxine Kumin: Pulitzer-Winning Poet Laureate on Her Career, Influences and Rising Up in a Man’s World

Louise Elizabeth Gluck (1943-Alive). American poet. Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1992. Poet Laureate of the United States, 2003-2004.

Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate. He is by far my favorite and most admired poet. I would love to be even half the writer he is.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a Beat poet, artist and owner/publisher of City Lights Books He was the first Poet Laureate of San Francisco. in the basement of City Lights

Katherine Anne Porter (1890 - 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist

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Poetic License: US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

Poetic License: US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey | People & Politics | Washingtonian

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Sharon Olds: 'I want a poem to be useful'

Sharon Olds, poet

Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate and one of America's best-selling poets, reads his poem "The Dead" with animation by Juan Delcan of Spontaneous.