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Lionel Abrahams Pic South African novelist, poet, editor, publisher, critic,
Danny Abse Pic British poet,  
Marjorie Agosin Pic American poet, 
Grace Aguilar RWF HW Pic British novelist, writer, poet, historian,
Elena Akselrod RWF Pic Belarusian-born Russian poet, translator,
Margarita Aliger RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, journalist, RWN
Karen Alkalay-Gut Pic British--born Israeli poet, literary critic,editor,
Peter Altenberg RWF Pic Austrian author, poet,
Nathan Alterman RWF HW Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, journalist, translator, writer, ExLink
Al Alvarez Pic British poet, author,
Yehuda Amichai RWF HW Pic German-born Israeli poet,   
Pavel Antokolsky RWF Pic Russian poet, translator, essayist, RWN
Aharon Appelfeld RWF HW Pic Moldovan/Ukrainian-born Israeli novelist, poet,
Tirza Atar HW Pic Israeli poet, songwriter, writer, singer, translator,
Berthold Auerbach RWE HW Pic German poet, novelist,
Ludwig August von Frankl Pic Czech-born Austrian writer, poet,
Joseph Auslander Pic American poet, novelist,
Rose Auslander RWF HW Pic Moldovan-born German American writer, poet,
Paul Auster RWF HW Pic American detective writer, filmmaker, poet, translator,
David Avidan RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, painter, director, screenwriter,
Victor B. Neuburg Pic British poet, writer,
Gerzel Baazov RWE HW Pic Georgian poet, playwright,  
Krzysztof Baczynski Pic Polish poet, (Jewish mother)
Eduard Bagritsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright, RWN
Camil Baltazar Pic Romanian poet,
Agniya Barto RWF Pic Russian poet, writer,  
Yocheved Bat-Miriam RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli poet,  
Michael Beer Pic German playwright, poet,
Maya Bejerano Pic Israeli poet,
Reuven Ben-Yosef RWF Pic American poet, translator,
Charles Bernstein Pic American poet, critic, educator, ExLink
Zmirtok Biadula Pic Belarusian-born poet, prose writer, political writer,
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
Ya'qub Bilbul Iraqi poet,
Ernst Blass Pic German poet, writer, critic,
Veniamin Blazhenny Pic Belarusian-born Russian christian poet,
Anne Blonstein Pic British poet, translator,
Rachel Bluwstein (Rachel) RWE HW Pic Russian-born Israeli poet, songwriter,
Horia Bonciu Pic Romanian novelist, poet, journalist, translator,
Rudolf Borchardt RWN Pic German poet, writer, translator,
Charles Brasch Pic New Zealand literary critic, poet, art patron,
Stefan Brecht Pic German-born American poet, critic, theater scholar, (Jewish mother)
Lily Brett Pic German-born Australian American novelist, essayist, poet,
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Pic Russian-born Soviet poet, essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) RWN
Jan Brzechwa Pic Ukrainian-born Polish authror, poet, translator,
Dmitry Bykov Pic Russian wrter, poet, journalist,
T. Carmi Pic American-born Israeli poet, tanslator,
Joshua Caslari French medieval leturgical poet, 
Nina Cassian HW Pic Romanian-born American  journalist, poet, writer, film critic, composer,
Paul Celan RWF HW Pic Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator, RWN
Raquel Chalfi Pic Israeli poet,
Sasha Cherny Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, satirist, children's writer,
Sami Chetrit Pic Moroccan-born Israeli poet, peace activist,
Korney Chukovsky RWF HW Pic Russian poet, writer, literary critic, (Jewish father)
Andrei Codrescu Pic Romanian-born American poet, esseyist, novelist, screenwriter,
Leonard Cohen RWF HW Pic Canadian poet, novelist, singer/songwriter,
Humberto Costantini Pic Argentine writer, poet,
Elise Cowen Pic American poet, 
John Curl Pic American poet, memoirist, translator, author, activist, historian, (Jewish descent)
Ivor Cutler Pic British poet, humorist, musician,   
Lorenzo da Ponte RWF Pic Italian poet, librettist, (3 librettos of Mozart operas)
Guido da Verona Pic Italian poet, novelist,
Yuli Daniel Pic Russian writer, translator, poet,
Oskar Davico RWE Pic Serbian poet, novelist,  
Joy Davidman Pic American poet, writer,
Petrer Davison Pic American poet, editor, publisher, (Jewish mother)
Vivian de Sola Pinto Pic British poet, literary critic, historian,
Carl Dennis Pic American poet,
Babette Deutsch Pic American poet, critic, translator, novelist,
Hilde Domin Pic German poet, writer,
Aleksandr Drakokhrust Russian-born Belarusian poet, journalist, translator,
Ovsei Driz RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet,
Celia Dropkin Pic Belarusian-born American Yiddish poet,
David Edelstadt RWF HW Pic Russian-born American anarchist poet,
Albert Ehrenstein HW Pic Austrian-born German poet,
Siegfried Einstein Pic German poet, novelist, journalist,
Istvan Eorsi Pic Hungarian writer, novelist, poet, translator,
Nissim Ezekiel HW Pic Indian-born  British poet, author, playwright, art critic,
Ruth Fainlight Pic American poet, writer, translator, librettist,
Gyorgy Faludy Pic Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Kenneth Fearing Pic American poet, writer, editor, (Jewish mother), ExLink
Itzik Feffer RWE HW Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, writer,    RWN
Miroslav Feldman RWE Pic Croatian poet, writer,
Lawrence Ferlinghetti RWF Pic American poet, painter, (Jewish mother)
Jacob Fichman RWF HW Pic Moldovan-born Israeli poet, literary critic, novelist,
Jacobo Fijman RWE Pic Moldovan-born Argentine poet,
Edmond Fleg Pic Swiss-born French author, poet, historian, ExLink
Benjamin Fondane RWE HW Pic Romanian-born French poet, screenwriter, literary critic,
Sir Francis Palgrave Pic British historian, critic, poet,
Bruno Frank RWN Pic German author, poet, dramatist, screenwriter,
Mark Freidkin Pic Tajikistani-born Russian poet, author, translator, singer,
Erich Fried RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British poet, writer, translator,
Pavel Friedman HW Pic Czech poet,
Robert Friend Pic American-born Israeli poet, translator,
Simon Frug RWN HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, lyricist, author, RWN
Jacob Furstenthal Polish-born German poet, translator, Hebrew writer,
Milan Fust Pic Hungarian writer, poet, playwright,
Rose Fyleman Pic British writer, poet,
Alexander Galich RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, screenwriter, playwright, singer/songwriter,
Raymond Garlick Pic British poet, editor,
Mordechai Gebirtig RWF HW Pic Polish poet,songwriter:lyricist, composer, "S'brent"
Juan Gelman Pic Argentine poet, translator,
Mikhail Gendelev Pic Russian-born Israeli poet,
Johann Georg Jacobi RWF Pic German poet,
Agnes Gergely HW Pic Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Karen Gershon Pic German-born British writer, poet,
Ira Gershwin RWF HW Pic American lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist,
Zrubovel Gilad Pic Moldovan-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Amir Gilboa RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Zuzanna Ginczanka Pic Ukrainian-born Polish poet,
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Pic American poet, 
Hirsh Glick RWN Pic Polish/Lithuanian-born poet, partisan,
Louise Gluck RWF Pic American poet, 
Inna Goff RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet, author,
David Gofshtein RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Jewish poet, RWN
Albert Goldbarth Pic American poet, 
Leah Goldberg RWF HW Pic Lithuanian/Russian-born Israeli poet, author, translator,
Sidney Goldfarb Pic American poet, playwright,
Yvan Goll HW Pic French-born German poet, playwright, librettist,
Ivan Goran Kovacic Pic Croatian poet, writer, (Jewish mother)
Judah Gordon Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Leon Gordon Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet, novelist,
Leonard Gordon American poet,
Alexander Gorodnitsky RWE Pic Soviet/Russian poet, bard, geologist, ocenographer,
Haim Gouri RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, novelist, journalist,
Jorie Graham Pic American poet, (Jewish mother)
Naum Grebnev RWF Pic Cinian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Martin Greenberg Pic American poet, translator,
Allen Grossman Pic American poet, language/literary scholar,  ExLink
Igor Guberman RWE Pic Russian-born writer, poet,
Semyon Gudzenko RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
Arthur Guiterman Pic Austrian-born American poet, humorist,   ExLink
Lars Gustafsson RWF Pic Swedish poet, novelist, scholar, (convert to Judaism)
Marilyn Hacker Pic American poet, critic, reviewer,
Roya Hakakian HW Pic Iranian-born American poet, journalist, writer,
Elie Halevy RWC German-born French poet, author, cantor,
Michael Hamburger Pic German-born British translator, poet, critic,
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Pic German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father)
E.Y. Harburg HW Pic American songwriter:lyricist, playwright, lyricist, librettist,
Robert Hass Pic American poet,
Alfred Hayes Pic British-born Italian American screenwriter, television writer, novelist, poet,
Anthony Hecht Pic American poet,
Heinrich Heine RWF HW Pic German poet, journalist, essayist, literary critic,
Michael Heller Pic American poet, essayist, critic,
Seligmann Heller Czech-born Austrian poet, journalist,
Jan Heller Levi Pic American-born Swiss poet,
Henrik Hertz Pic Danish poet, playwright,
Naftali Herz Imber RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, zionist, Hatikvah
Amira Hess RWC Pic Iraqi-born Israeli actress, poet, artist,
Paul von Heyse RWF HW Pic German author, Nobel Prize (1910) (Jewish mother),
Edward Hirsch Pic American poet, critic,
Jack Hirschman Pic American poet, social activist, artist,
Philip Hobsbaum Pic British poet, literary critic,
Daniel Hoffman Pic American poet, essayist,
Hugo von Hofmannsthal RWF Pic Austrian poet, dramatist, novelist, librettist, (Jewish paternal grandfather/convert to catholicism)
David Hofstein Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
John Hollander Pic American poet, literary critic,
Martha Hollander Pic American poet, art historian,
Brian Howard Pic British poet,
Richard Howard Pic American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator,
David Ignatow Pic American poet,
Vera Inber RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator, RWN
Isidore Isou RWF Pic Romanian-born French poet, film critic, visual artist,
Sergey Izgiyayev Pic Soviet/Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Edmond Jabes RWF Pic Egyptian-born French poet, writer, J11
Max Jacob RWF Pic French poet, painter, writer, critic,
Bruno Jasienski RWE Pic Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Bruno Jasienski RWE Pic Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Mieczyslaw Jastrun Pic Polish poet, essayist, translator,
Jenny Joseph Pic British poet,
Jerzy Jurandot Pic Polish poet, dramatist, satirist, songwriter,
Gustave Kahn Pic French poet, art critic,
Mascha Kaleko HW Pic German poet,
Chester Kallman Pic American poet, librettist, translator,
Lenore Kandel Pic American poet,
Yoram Kaniuk RWF HW Pic Israeli writer, painter, journalist,
Siegfried Kapper Pic Czech writer, poet,
Alan Kaufman Pic American novelist, poet,
Bob Kaufman Pic American bit poet, (Jewish father)
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz Pic American essayist, poet, activist,
Rimma Kazakova RWN Pic Soviet/Russian poet, lyricist (songs) (Jewish mother)
Milton Kessler Pic American poet, scholar,
Vladislav Khodasevich RWF Pic Russian poet, literary critic, translator, (Jewish mother)
Semyon Kirsanov RWM Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Adam Kirsch Pic American literary critic, biographer, poet,
Olga Kirsch Pic South African-born Israeli poet,
Joseph Kiss Hungarian poet,    ExLink
Radu Klapper Pic Romanian-born Israeli author, poet,
Minna Kleeberg Pic German-born American poet,
A.M. Klein Pic Ukrainian-born Canadian poet, journalist, novelist,
Kenneth Koch Pic American poet, playwright,
Pavel Kogan RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Gertrud Kolmar HW Pic German poet, writer, ExLink
Naum Korzhavin RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright,
Arkady Kots Pic Ukrainian-born Russian proletarian poet,
Abba Kovner RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Lithuanian poet, writer, partisan leader,
Theodor Kramer RWE Pic Austrian-born British poet,
Sasha Krasny Ukrainian-born Russian poet, songwriter,
Fania Kruger Pic Ukrainian-born American poet, ExLink
Maxine Kumin Pic American poet, author,
Stanley Kunitz Pic American poet,
Asko Kunnap Pic Estonian poet, designer, ???
Alexander Kushner RWF Pic Russian poet,
Leib Kvitko RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian Yiddish poet, author,
Fran Landesman Pic American lyricist, poet,
Antoni Lange Pic Polish poet, writer, philosopher, polyglot, reporter, translator,
Jiri Langer Pic Czech-born Israeli poet, scholar, journalist,
Emilia Lanier RWC Pic British poet, (Jewish father) disputed ExLink1
Vladimir Lantsberg RWE Pic Russian poet, songwriter, bard, teacher,
Else Lasker-Schuler RWF HW Pic German poet, 
Irving Layton HW Pic Romanian-born Canadian poet,
Emma Lazarus RWE HW Pic American poet, author, RWN
Henryka Lazowertowna Pic Polish lyric poet,
Micha Lebensohn RWE Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Haim Lensky Pic Belarusian-born Russian poet,
Laurence Lerner Pic South African born-British poet, novelist, literary critic,
Hezi Leskali Pic Israeli painter, choreographer, poet,
Boleslaw Lesmian Pic Polish poet, artist, translator,
Max Letteris Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Austrian scholar, poet,
Denise Levertov RWE Pic British-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Peter Levi Pic British poet, scholar, archaeologist, writer, (Jewish father)
Hanoch Levin RWF HW Pic Israeli author, poet, playwritht, theater director,
Norman Levine Pic Canadian writer, poet,
Philip Levine Pic American anarchist poet,
Yuri Levitansky RWE Pic Ukrainian-born Russian/Soviet poet, translator, RWN
Amy Levy Pic British poet, novelist,
Naomi Lewis Pic British poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, (Jewish father)
Siegfried Lipiner Pic Austrian writer, poet,
Semyon Lipkin RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Lawrence Lipton Pic Polish-born American journalist, writer, beat poet,
Ernst Lissauer HW Pic German poet, dramatist, writer,
Benedikt Livshits RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator,
Lev Loseff Pic Russian American literaty critic, poet, essayist, educator,
Robert Lowell Pic American poet, (Jewish descent)
Mina Loy Pic British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, futurist, actress, (Jewish father)
Gherasim Luca RWF HW Pic Romanian poet, collage artist,
Daniel M. Epstein Pic American poet, biographer, dramatist,
Nahum Ma'arabi Moroccan poet, translator,
Emil Makai Pic Hungarian poet, journalist, playwright, translator,
Eli Mandel Pic Canadian poet,
Osip Mandelstam RWF HW Pic Polish-born Russian poet, novelist, translator, critic, RWN
Itzik Manger RWF HW Pic Ukrainian/Romanian-born Yiddish poet, playwright,
Hugo Manning Pic British poet, humanist, ExLink
Joyce Mansour Pic British-born Egyptian French poet,
Eugene Manuel Pic French poet,
Yehiel Mar HW Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, sohgwriter:lyricist,
Rainer Maria Rilke RWF Pic Czech-born Austrian poet, art critic, (Jewish mother)
Peretz Markish RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, novelist, RWN
Samuil Marshak RWE HW Pic Soviet poet, satirist, translator,
Alfonso Martinez de Toledo Pic Spanish poet, writer,
Vladimir Mass RWF Pic Russian author, playwright, lyricist, poet,
Joseph Massel Pic Lithuanian-born British writer, poet, translator, zionist,
Seymour Mayne HW Pic Canadian poet, translator,
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Pic Romanian-born German language poet,  
Walter Mehring Pic German-born American  writer, satirist,
Samuel Menashe Pic American poet,
Anna Mendelssohn Pic British writer, poet, political activist,
Catulle Mendes Pic French poet, librettist, (Jewish father)
Alexander Mezhirov RWF Pic Russian poet, critic, translator, RWN
Anne Michaels Pic Canadian poet, novelist, (Jewish father)
Adam Mickiewicz RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born poet, (Jewish mother)  RWN
Nikolai Minsky RWF Pic Belarusian-born poet, writer,
Zelda Mishkovsky (Zelda) RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, 
Agi Mishol Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet,
Penina Moise Pic American poet,
Alfred Mombert Pic German poet, ExLink
Allan Moon Pic Canadian-born Israeli artist, poet, singer/songwriter, producer,
Lotte Moos Pic German-born British  poet, playwright,  
Yunna Morits RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,   
Hilda Morley Pic American poet,
Myriam Moscona Pic Mexican journalist, translator, poet,
Julius Mosen Pic German poet, playwright,  
Lisel Mueller Pic German-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Florin Mugur Pic Romanian poet, essayist, editor,  
Erich Muhsam RWF HW Pic German poet, revolutionary,
Wilhelm Muller Pic German lyric poet, ???
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
Semyon Nadson RWE Pic Russian poet, (Jewish paternal grandfather)
Howard Nemerov HW Pic American poet, author, editor,
Valery Oisteanu Pic Russian-born Romanian American poet, art critic, essayist, photographer,
George Oppen Pic American poet,
Joel Oppenheimer Pic American poet,
Yaakov Orland RWE HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, songwriter:lyricist, translator,
Jiri Orten Pic Czech poet,
Angiolo Orvieto Pic Italian poet, publisher,
Alicia Ostriker Pic American poet,
Dan Pagis Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Grace Paley RWF Pic American short story writer, poet,
Sasa Pana HW Pic Romanian abant-garde poet, novelist, Alexandru Binder
Valentin Parnakh RWF Pic Russian poet, choreographer, Russian jazz co-founder, RWN
Sophia Parnok RWF Pic Russian poet, translator, RWN
Alicia Partnoy Pic Argentine-born human rights activist, poet, translator,
Raquel Partnoy Pic Argentine painter, poet, essyist,
Linda Pastan Pic American poet,  
Boris Pasternak RWF HW Pic Russian poet, writer, translator, Nobel Prize (1958)
Leon Pasternak Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, satirist,
Paul Paun Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator, visual artist,
Alexander Penn HW Pic Russian-born Israeli poet,
Marge Piercy HW Pic American poet, novelist, social activist,
Israel Pinkas HW Pic Bulgarian-born Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, documentary filmmaker,
Anda Pinkerfeld Amir Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, author,
Robert Pinsky HW Pic American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator,
Alejandra Pizarnik Pic Argentine poet,
Susan Polis Schutz Pic American poet, producer of greeting cards,
Felix Pollak Pic Austrian-born American librarian, translator, poet,
Elizaveta Polonskaya RWE Pic Russian poet, translator, journalist, Serapion Brothers
Dorothy Porter Pic Australian poet, opera librettist,
Sarah Powell French poet,  
Grigory Pozhenyan RWM Pic Ukrainian-born poet, (Jewish mother)
Israel Querido Pic Dutch poet, novelist,   
Miklos Radnoti RWE HW Pic Hungarian poet,
Carl Rakosi Pic German-born American objectivist poet, ExLink
Anne Ranasinghe Pic German-born Sri Lankan poet,
Susskind Rashkow German poet,
Dahlia Ravikovitch RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, peace activist,
Abraham Regelson HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator, editor,
Yevgeny Rein RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet, novelist,  
Charles Reznikoff Pic American objectivist poet, writer,
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Pic American feminist, poet, writer, (Jewish father)
Laura Riding Pic Austrian-born American poet, critic, novelist, essayist,
Julius Rodenberg Pic German poet, author,
John Rodker Pic British writer, poet, publisher,
Lois Roisman Pic American playwright, poet,
Moshe Ronetti-Roman Pic Romanian poet,   
Michael Rosen Pic British novelist, poet, broadcaster,
Isaac Rosenberg RWF Pic British painter, poet,
Mauricio Rosencof Pic Uruguayan-born playwright, poet, journalist,
Gabriel Rosenstock Pic Irish poet, haikuist, translator,
Viktor Rosenzweig Pic Serbian-born Croatian poet, writer, communist,
Jerome Rothenberg Pic American poet, translator, anthologist,
Michael Rothenberg Pic American poet, songwriter, editor,  
Muriel Rukeyser Pic American poet, political activist,
Umberto Saba RWF Pic Italian poet, novelist, (Jewish mother)
Nelly Sachs RWF HW Pic German-born Swedish poet, dramatist, Nobel Prize (1966), RWN
Pinchas Sadeh Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born novelist, poet,
Benjamin Saltman Pic American poet, writer,
Hugo Salus Pic Czech gynecologist, writer, poet,
David Samoylov RWF HW Pic Russian poet, translator, songwriter:lyricist, RWN
Genrikh Sapgir RWN Pic Russian poet, fiction writer,
Aram Saroyan Pic American poet, novelist, social activist, playwright, (Jewish mother)
Siegfried Sassoon Pic British war poet, author, (Jewish father)
Vissarion Sayanov Pic Russian author, poet,  
Willa Schneberg Pic American poet,
Philip Schultz Pic American poet, 
Delmore Schwartz HW Pic American poet, writer,
Moriz Seeler Pic German poet, writer, film producer,
Zusman Segalovitsh H Pic Polish poet, writer,   
Oskar Seidlin Pic German-born American literary scholar, poet, children's stories writer,
Ilya Selvinsky RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian writer, poet,
Hannah Senesh RWF Pic Hungarian-born Israeli poet,    RWN
Shalom Shabazi RWE HW Pic Yemenite poet,
Aharon Shabtai Pic Israeli poet, translator,
Amnon Shamosh Pic Syrian-born Israeli author, poet,
Alan Shapiro Pic American poet, literary scholar, ExLink1
Harvey Shapiro Pic American poet, newspaper editor,
Karl Shapiro HW Pic American poet, author, editor,
Avner Shats Israeli poet, author,
Martha Shelley Pic American lesbian activist, feminist, writer, poet,
Joseph Sherman Pic Canadian poet, visual arts editor,
Vadim Shershenevich RWF Pic Russian-born Soviet poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
David Shimoni RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator,
Shahram Shiva Pic Iranian-born American poet, translator,
Avraham Shlonsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright,
Zalman Shneour RWN Pic Belarusiuan-born Yiddish poet,
David Shrayer-Petrov Pic Russian American novelist, poet, tanslator, medical scientist,
Elena Shvarts RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet,
Jon Silkin Pic British poet,  
Louis Simpson Pic Jamaican-born American poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Morris Slobodskoy RWE Russian/Soviet playwright, novelist, poet,
Antoni Slonimski RWF HW Pic Polish poet, playwright, literary critic,
Juliusz Slowacki Pic Polish poet, (Jewish mother) disputed
Boris Slutsky RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, RWN
Gary Snyder RWF Pic American poet, essayist, environmental activist,
Isaak Sobolev RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,
Andre Spire RWE Pic French poet, writer, Minister of Labour,
Leopold Staff Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, writer,   
Baron Stanislaw Lec RWE HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born  poet,
Gertrude Stein RWF Pic American French writer, lyricist, playwright,
Arkady Steinberg RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, painter,
Jacob Steinberg Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, 
Sir Stephen Spender RWF Pic British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father)
Anatol Stern RWF HW Pic Polish poet, screenwriter, art critic, translator, director,
Bezalel Stern Pic American writer, poet, critic,
Gerald Stern Pic American poet,
Linda Stern Zisquit Pic American-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Ruth Stone Pic American poet,
Mark Strand HW Pic Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator,
Andre Suares Pic French poet, critic,
Abraham Sutzkever RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born Lithuanian Israeli poet,
Mikhail Svetlov RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
James Sylvester RWF HW Pic British mathematician, poet, translator,
Gabor Szanto Pic Hungarian novelst, poet, editor, essayist,
Wladyslaw Szlengel Pic Polish-born poet, lyricist, journalist, stage actor,
Pia Tafdrup Pic Danish writer, poet,
Gabriel Talphir Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, art critic, publisher, editor, translator,
Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya RWF Pic Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Shaul Tchernichovsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Bento Teixeira Pic Portuguese-born Brazilian poet,
Avner Treinin Pic Israeli poet, physical chemist,
Genya Turovskaya Pic Ukrainian-born American poet,
Julian Tuwim RWF HW Pic Polish poet, novelist, translator, RWN
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Samuel Ullman Pic German-born American poet,
Regina Ullmann Pic Swiss poet,
Giuseppe Ungaretti Pic Egyptian-born Italian poet, 
Louis Untermeyer Pic American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,   
Iosif Utkin RWF Pic Chinese-born Russian/Soviet  poet, journalist, RWN
Jacob van Hoddis RWE Pic Geman poet,
Aron Vergelis RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish poet, translator,
Berthold Viertel Pic Austrian-born German poet, film director, screenwriter,
Claude Vigee RWE HW Pic French-born Israeli poet, translator, essayist,
Annie Vivanti Pic Italian writer, poet, (Jewish father)
Mikhail Volkov RWE Russian-born Israeli songwriter,  poet, bard,
Ilarie Voronca RWE HW Pic Romanian-born French poet, essayist,
Vladimir Vysotsky RWF HW Pic Russian singer/songwriter, poet, film/theater actor, (Jewish father)
Miriam Waddington Pic Canadian poet, writer, translator,
Arthur Waley RWF Pic British orientalist, sinologist, poet, translator,  
Yona Wallach RWF HW Pic Israeli poet,
Aleksander Wat Pic Polish poet, art critic, translator,
Adam Wazyk Pic Polish poet, writer, 
Ilse Weber Pic Czech poet, songwriter:lyricist,
Joshua Weiner Pic American poet,
Debra Weinstein Pic American poet, author,
Franz Werfel RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian novelist, playwright, poet, librettist,
Kazimierz Wierzynski Pic Polish poet, journalist,  
C.K. Williams Pic American poet, critic, translator,
Max Wolf Valerio Pic American poet, essayist, actor, (converso descent)
Humbert Wolfe Pic Italian-born British poet, translator,
Alfred Wolfenstein Pic German poet, playwright, translator, ExLink
Miriam Yalan-Shteklis RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli writer, poet,   
Natan Yonatan RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Nathan Zach RWF HW Pic German-born Israeli poet, critic, editor, translator,
Boris Zakhoder RWF Pic Moldovan-born Russian poet, translator,
Nurit Zarchi Pic Israeli poet, journalist,
Marya Zaturenska Pic Ukrainian-born American poet, Jinfo
Lionel Ziprin Pic American poet,
Rachel Zolf Pic Canadian poet,
Hugo Zuckermann Czech-born Austrian poet, zionist, translator,
Louis Zukofsky Pic American objectivist poet,
Uri Zvi Greenberg RWF Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, journalist, politician,  
Poets by Country
American
Marjorie Agosin Pic American poet, 
Joseph Auslander Pic American poet, novelist,
Rose Auslander RWF HW Pic Moldovan-born German American writer, poet,
Paul Auster RWF HW Pic American detective writer, filmmaker, poet, translator,
Charles Bernstein Pic American poet, critic, educator, ExLink
Stefan Brecht Pic German-born American poet, critic, theater scholar, (Jewish mother)
Lily Brett Pic German-born Australian American novelist, essayist, poet,
Nina Cassian HW Pic Romanian-born American  journalist, poet, writer, film critic, composer,
Andrei Codrescu Pic Romanian-born American poet, esseyist, novelist, screenwriter,
Elise Cowen Pic American poet, 
John Curl Pic American poet, memoirist, translator, author, activist, historian, (Jewish descent)
Joy Davidman Pic American poet, writer,
Petrer Davison Pic American poet, editor, publisher, (Jewish mother)
Carl Dennis Pic American poet,
Babette Deutsch Pic American poet, critic, translator, novelist,
Celia Dropkin Pic Belarusian-born American Yiddish poet,
David Edelstadt RWF HW Pic Russian-born American anarchist poet,
Daniel M. Epstein Pic American poet, biographer, dramatist,
Ruth Fainlight Pic American poet, writer, translator, librettist,
Kenneth Fearing Pic American poet, writer, editor, (Jewish mother), ExLink
Lawrence Ferlinghetti RWF Pic American poet, painter, (Jewish mother)
Robert Friend Pic American-born Israeli poet, translator,
Ira Gershwin RWF HW Pic American lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist,
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Pic American poet, 
Louise Gluck RWF Pic American poet, 
Albert Goldbarth Pic American poet, 
Sidney Goldfarb Pic American poet, playwright,
Leonard Gordon American poet,
Jorie Graham Pic American poet, (Jewish mother)
Martin Greenberg Pic American poet, translator,
Allen Grossman Pic American poet, language/literary scholar,  ExLink
Arthur Guiterman Pic Austrian-born American poet, humorist,   ExLink
Marilyn Hacker Pic American poet, critic, reviewer,
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Pic German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father)
E.Y. Harburg HW Pic American songwriter:lyricist, playwright, lyricist, librettist,
Robert Hass Pic American poet,
Alfred Hayes Pic British-born Italian American screenwriter, television writer, novelist, poet,
Anthony Hecht Pic American poet,
Michael Heller Pic American poet, essayist, critic,
Edward Hirsch Pic American poet, critic,
Jack Hirschman Pic American poet, social activist, artist,
Daniel Hoffman Pic American poet, essayist,
John Hollander Pic American poet, literary critic,
Martha Hollander Pic American poet, art historian,
Richard Howard Pic American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator,
David Ignatow Pic American poet,
Chester Kallman Pic American poet, librettist, translator,
Lenore Kandel Pic American poet,
Bob Kaufman Pic American bit poet, (Jewish father)
Alan Kaufman Pic American novelist, poet,
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz Pic American essayist, poet, activist,
Milton Kessler Pic American poet, scholar,
Adam Kirsch Pic American literary critic, biographer, poet,
Minna Kleeberg Pic German-born American poet,
Kenneth Koch Pic American poet, playwright,
Fania Kruger Pic Ukrainian-born American poet, ExLink
Maxine Kumin Pic American poet, author,
Stanley Kunitz Pic American poet,
Fran Landesman Pic American lyricist, poet,
Emma Lazarus RWE HW Pic American poet, author, RWN
Denise Levertov RWE Pic British-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Philip Levine Pic American anarchist poet,
Lawrence Lipton Pic Polish-born American journalist, writer, beat poet,
Lev Loseff Pic Russian American literaty critic, poet, essayist, educator,
Robert Lowell Pic American poet, (Jewish descent)
Walter Mehring Pic German-born American  writer, satirist,
Samuel Menashe Pic American poet,
Alexander Mezhirov RWF Pic Russian poet, critic, translator,
Penina Moise Pic American poet,
Hilda Morley Pic American poet,
Lisel Mueller Pic German-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Howard Nemerov HW Pic American poet, author, editor,
George Oppen Pic American poet,
Joel Oppenheimer Pic American poet,
Valery Oisteanu Pic Russian-born Romanian American poet, art critic, essayist, photographer,
Alicia Ostriker Pic American poet,
Grace Paley RWF Pic American short story writer, poet,
Linda Pastan Pic American poet,  
Marge Piercy HW Pic American poet, novelist, social activist,
Robert Pinsky HW Pic American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator,
Susan Polis Schutz Pic American poet, producer of greeting cards,
Felix Pollak Pic Austrian-born American librarian, translator, poet,
Carl Rakosi Pic German-born American objectivist poet, ExLink
Charles Reznikoff Pic American objectivist poet, writer,
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Pic American feminist, poet, writer, (Jewish father)
Laura Riding Pic Austrian-born American poet, critic, novelist, essayist,
Lois Roisman Pic American playwright, poet,
Jerome Rothenberg Pic American poet, translator, anthologist,
Michael Rothenberg Pic American poet, songwriter, editor,  
Muriel Rukeyser Pic American poet, political activist,
Benjamin Saltman Pic American poet, writer,
Aram Saroyan Pic American poet, novelist, social activist, playwright, (Jewish mother)
Willa Schneberg Pic American poet,
Philip Schultz Pic American poet, 
Delmore Schwartz HW Pic American poet, writer,
Oskar Seidlin Pic German-born American literary scholar, poet, children's stories writer,
Alan Shapiro Pic American poet, literary scholar, ExLink1 ExLink2
Harvey Shapiro Pic American poet, newspaper editor,
Karl Shapiro HW Pic American poet, author, editor,
Martha Shelley Pic American lesbian activist, feminist, writer, poet,
Shahram Shiva Pic Iranian-born American poet, translator,
David Shrayer-Petrov Pic Russian American novelist, poet, tanslator, medical scientist,
Louis Simpson Pic Jamaican-born American poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Gary Snyder RWF Pic American poet, essayist, environmental activist,
Gertrude Stein RWF Pic American French writer, lyricist, playwright,
Bezalel Stern Pic American writer, poet, critic,
Gerald Stern Pic American poet,
Ruth Stone Pic American poet,
Mark Strand HW Pic Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Genya Turovskaya Pic Ukrainian-born American poet,
Samuel Ullman Pic German-born American poet,
Louis Untermeyer Pic American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,   
Max Wolf Valerio Pic American poet, essayist, actor, (converso descent)
Joshua Weiner Pic American poet,
Debra Weinstein Pic American poet, author,
C.K. Williams Pic American poet, critic, translator,
Marya Zaturenska Pic Ukrainian-born American poet, Jinfo
Lionel Ziprin Pic American poet,
Louis Zukofsky Pic American objectivist poet,
Argentine
Humberto Costantini Pic Argentine writer, poet,
Jacobo Fijman RWE Pic Moldovan-born Argentine poet,
Juan Gelman Pic Argentine poet, translator,
Raquel Partnoy Pic Argentine painter, poet, essyist,
Alejandra Pizarnik Pic Argentine poet,
Dorothy Porter Pic Australian poet, opera librettist,
Alicia Partnoy Pic Argentine-born human rights activist, poet, translator,
Austrian
Peter Altenberg RWF Pic Austrian author, poet,
Ludwig August von Frankl Pic Czech-born Austrian writer, poet,
Seligmann Heller Czech-born Austrian poet, journalist,
Hugo von Hofmannsthal RWF Pic Austrian poet, dramatist, novelist, librettist, (Jewish paternal grandfather/convert to catholicism)
Theodor Kramer RWE Pic Austrian-born British poet,
Max Letteris Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Austrian scholar, poet,
Siegfried Lipiner Pic Austrian writer, poet,
Rainer Maria Rilke RWF Pic Czech-born Austrian poet, art critic, (Jewish mother)
British //poetBr
Danny Abse Pic British poet,  
Grace Aguilar RWF HW Pic British novelist, writer, poet, historian,
Al Alvarez Pic British poet, author,
Mathilde Blind Pic German-born British poet,  
Anne Blonstein Pic British poet, translator,
Ivor Cutler Pic British poet, humorist, musician,   
Nissim Ezekiel HW Pic Indian-born  British poet, author, playwright, art critic,
Erich Fried RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British poet, writer, translator,
Rose Fyleman Pic British writer, poet,
Raymond Garlick Pic British poet, editor,
Karen Gershon Pic German-born British writer, poet,
Michael Hamburger Pic German-born British translator, poet, critic,
Philip Hobsbaum Pic British poet, literary critic,
Brian Howard Pic British poet,
Jenny Joseph Pic British poet,
Emilia Lanier RWC Pic British poet, (Jewish father) disputed ExLink1 ExLink2
Laurence Lerner Pic South African born-British poet, novelist, literary critic,
Peter Levi Pic British poet, scholar, archaeologist, writer, (Jewish father)
Amy Levy Pic British poet, novelist,
Naomi Lewis Pic British poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, (Jewish father)
Mina Loy Pic British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, futurist, actress, (Jewish father)
Hugo Manning Pic British poet, humanist, ExLink
Joseph Massel Pic Lithuanian-born British writer, poet, translator, zionist,
Anna Mendelssohn Pic British writer, poet, political activist,
Victor B. Neuburg Pic British poet, writer,
Sir Francis Palgrave Pic British historian, critic, poet,
John Rodker Pic British writer, poet, publisher,
Michael Rosen Pic British novelist, poet, broadcaster,
Isaac Rosenberg RWF Pic British painter, poet,
Siegfried Sassoon Pic British war poet, author, (Jewish father)
Jon Silkin Pic British poet,  
Vivian de Sola Pinto Pic British poet, literary critic, historian,
Sir Stephen Spender RWF Pic British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father)
James Sylvester RWF HW Pic British mathematician, poet, translator,
Bento Teixeira Pic Portuguese-born Brazilian poet,
Arthur Waley RWF Pic British orientalist, sinologist, poet, translator,  
Humbert Wolfe Pic Italian-born British poet, translator,
Canadian //poetCan
Leonard Cohen RWF HW Pic Canadian poet, novelist, singer/songwriter,
A.M. Klein Pic Ukrainian-born Canadian poet, journalist, novelist,
Irving Layton HW Pic Romanian-born Canadian poet,
Norman Levine Pic Canadian writer, poet,
Eli Mandel Pic Canadian poet,
Seymour Mayne HW Pic Canadian poet, translator,
Anne Michaels Pic Canadian poet, novelist, (Jewish father)
Joseph Sherman Pic Canadian poet, visual arts editor,
Miriam Waddington Pic Canadian poet, writer, translator,
Rachel Zolf Pic Canadian poet,
Czech //poetCze
Pavel Friedman HW Pic Czech poet,
Siegfried Kapper Pic Czech writer, poet,
Jiri Orten Pic Czech poet,
Franz Werfel RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian novelist, playwright, poet, librettist,
Hugo Zuckermann Czech-born Austrian poet, zionist, translator,
French //poetFr
Joshua Caslari French medieval leturgical poet, 
Paul Celan RWF HW Pic Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator, RWN
Edmond Fleg Pic Swiss-born French author, poet, historian, ExLink
Benjamin Fondane RWE HW Pic Romanian-born French poet, screenwriter, literary critic,
Elie Halevy RWC German-born French poet, author, cantor,
Isidore Isou RWF Pic Romanian-born French poet, film critic, visual artist,
Edmond Jabes RWF Pic Egyptian-born French poet, writer, J11
Max Jacob RWF Pic French poet, painter, writer, critic,
Gustave Kahn Pic French poet, art critic,
Joyce Mansour Pic British-born Egyptian French poet,
Eugene Manuel Pic French poet,
Catulle Mendes Pic French poet, librettist, (Jewish father)
Sarah Powell French poet,  
Andre Spire RWE Pic French poet, writer, Minister of Labour,
Andre Suares Pic French poet, critic,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Claude Vigee RWE HW Pic French-born Israeli poet, translator, essayist,
Ilarie Voronca RWE HW Pic Romanian-born French poet, essayist,
German //poetGer
Berthold Auerbach RWE HW Pic German poet, novelist,
Michael Beer Pic German playwright, poet,
Ernst Blass Pic German poet, writer, critic,
Rudolf Borchardt RWN Pic German poet, writer, translator,
Hilde Domin Pic German poet, writer,
Albert Ehrenstein HW Pic Austrian-born German poet,
Siegfried Einstein Pic German poet, novelist, journalist,
Bruno Frank RWN Pic German author, poet, dramatist, screenwriter,
Jacob Furstenthal Polish-born German poet, translator, Hebrew writer,
Yvan Goll HW Pic French-born German poet, playwright, librettist,
Heinrich Heine RWF HW Pic German poet, journalist, essayist, literary critic,
Paul von Heyse RWF HW Pic German author, Nobel Prize (1910) (Jewish mother),
Jacob van Hoddis RWE Pic Geman poet,
Johann Georg Jacobi RWF Pic German poet,
Mascha Kaleko HW Pic German poet,
Gertrud Kolmar HW Pic German poet, writer, ExLink
Else Lasker-Schuler RWF HW Pic German poet, 
Ernst Lissauer HW Pic German poet, dramatist, writer,
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Pic Romanian-born German language poet,  
Alfred Mombert Pic German poet, ExLink
Lotte Moos Pic German-born British  poet, playwright,  
Julius Mosen Pic German poet, playwright,  
Erich Muhsam RWF HW Pic German poet, revolutionary,
Wilhelm Muller Pic German lyric poet, ???
Susskind Rashkow German poet,
Julius Rodenberg Pic German poet, author,
Nelly Sachs RWF HW Pic German-born Swedish poet, dramatist, Nobel Prize (1966), RWN
Moriz Seeler Pic German poet, writer, film producer,
Berthold Viertel Pic Austrian-born German poet, film director, screenwriter,
Alfred Wolfenstein Pic German poet, playwright, translator, ExLink
Hungarian //poetHun
Istvan Eorsi Pic Hungarian writer, novelist, poet, translator,
Gyorgy Faludy Pic Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Milan Fust Pic Hungarian writer, poet, playwright,
Agnes Gergely HW Pic Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Joseph Kiss Hungarian poet,    ExLink
Emil Makai Pic Hungarian poet, journalist, playwright, translator,
Miklos Radnoti RWE HW Pic Hungarian poet,
Gabor Szanto Pic Hungarian novelst, poet, editor, essayist,
Israeli //poetIsr
Karen Alkalay-Gut Pic British--born Israeli poet, literary critic,editor,
Nathan Alterman RWF HW Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, journalist, translator, writer, ExLink
Yehuda Amichai RWF HW Pic German-born Israeli poet,   
Aharon Appelfeld RWF HW Pic Moldovan/Ukrainian-born Israeli novelist, poet,
Tirza Atar HW Pic Israeli poet, songwriter, writer, singer, translator,
David Avidan RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, painter, director, screenwriter,
Yocheved Bat-Miriam RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli poet,  
Maya Bejerano Pic Israeli poet,
Reuven Ben-Yosef RWF Pic American poet, translator,
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
T. Carmi Pic American-born Israeli poet, tanslator,
Raquel Chalfi Pic Israeli poet,
Sami Chetrit Pic Moroccan-born Israeli poet, peace activist,
Jacob Fichman RWF HW Pic Moldovan-born Israeli poet, literary critic, novelist,
Aviv Geffen RWF HW Pic Israeli singer/sonwriter, guitarist.
Mikhail Gendelev Pic Russian-born Israeli poet,
Zrubovel Gilad Pic Moldovan-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Amir Gilboa RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Leah Goldberg RWF HW Pic Lithuanian/Russian-born Israeli poet, author, translator,
Haim Gouri RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, novelist, journalist,
Uri Zvi Greenberg RWF Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, journalist, politician,  
Haim Hefer RWF HW Pic Polish-born Israeli songwriter, poet, lyricist,
Naftali Herz Imber RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, zionist, Hatikvah
Amira Hess RWC Pic Iraqi-born Israeli actress, poet, artist,
Natan Jonathan RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Yoram Kaniuk RWF HW Pic Israeli writer, painter, journalist,
Olga Kirsch Pic South African-born Israeli poet,
Radu Klapper Pic Romanian-born Israeli author, poet,
Hezi Leskali Pic Israeli painter, choreographer, poet,
Hanoch Levin RWF HW Pic Israeli author, poet, playwritht, theater director,
Ehud Manor RWF HW Pic Israeli songwriter:lyricist, translator, JVL
Yehiel Mar HW Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, sohgwriter:lyricist,
Zelda Mishkovsky (Zelda) RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, 
Agi Mishol Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet,
Allan Moon Pic Canadian-born Israeli artist, poet, singer/songwriter, producer,
Yaakov Orland RWE HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, songwriter:lyricist, translator,
Dan Pagis Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Paul Paun Pic Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator, visual artist,
Alexander Penn HW Pic Russian-born Israeli poet,
Israel Pinkas HW Pic Bulgarian-born Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, documentary filmmaker,
Anda Pinkerfeld Amir Pic Polish-born Israeli poet, author,
Rachel Bluwstein (Rachel) RWE HW Pic Russian-born Israeli poet, songwriter,
Dahlia Ravikovitch RWF HW Pic Israeli poet, peace activist,
Abraham Regelson HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator, editor,
Pinchas Sadeh Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born novelist, poet,
Hannah Senesh RWF Pic Hungarian-born Israeli poet,    RWN
Aharon Shabtai Pic Israeli poet, translator,
Amnon Shamosh Pic Syrian-born Israeli author, poet,
Avner Shats Israeli poet, author,
Naomi Shemer RWF HW Pic Israeli songwriter, composer,
David Shimoni RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator,
Avraham Shlonsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright,
Linda Stern Zisquit Pic American-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Abraham Sutzkever RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born Lithuanian Israeli poet,
Gabriel Talphir Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, art critic, publisher, editor, translator,
Shaul Tchernichovsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Avner Treinin Pic Israeli poet, physical chemist,
Yona Wallach RWF HW Pic Israeli poet,
Miriam Yalan-Shteklis RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli writer, poet,   
Natan Yonatan RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Nathan Zach RWF HW Pic German-born Israeli poet, critic, editor, translator,
Nurit Zarchi Pic Israeli poet, journalist,
Italian //poetIta
Lorenzo da Ponte RWF Pic Italian poet, librettist, (3 librettos of Mozart operas)
Angiolo Orvieto Pic Italian poet, publisher,
Umberto Saba RWF Pic Italian poet, novelist, (Jewish mother)
Guido da Verona Pic Italian poet, novelist,
Annie Vivanti Pic Italian writer, poet, (Jewish father)
Polish //poetPol
Krzysztof Baczynski Pic Polish poet, (Jewish mother)
Jan Brzechwa Pic Ukrainian-born Polish authror, poet, translator,
Mordechai Gebirtig RWF HW Pic Polish poet,songwriter:lyricist, composer, "S'brent"
Zuzanna Ginczanka Pic Ukrainian-born Polish poet,
Bruno Jasienski RWE Pic Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Mieczyslaw Jastrun Pic Polish poet, essayist, translator,
Jerzy Jurandot Pic Polish poet, dramatist, satirist, songwriter,
Antoni Lange Pic Polish poet, writer, philosopher, polyglot, reporter, translator,
Henryka Lazowertowna Pic Polish lyric poet,
Baron Stanislaw Lec RWE HW Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born  poet,
Boleslaw Lesmian Pic Polish poet, artist, translator,
Adam Mickiewicz RWF HW Pic Polish/Belarusian-born poet, (Jewish mother)  RWN
Leon Pasternak Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, satirist,
Zusman Segalovitsh H Pic Polish poet, writer,   
Antoni Slonimski RWF HW Pic Polish poet, playwright, literary critic,
Juliusz Slowacki Pic Polish poet, (Jewish mother) disputed
Leopold Staff Pic Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, writer,   
Anatol Stern RWF HW Pic Polish poet, screenwriter, art critic, translator, director,
Wladyslaw Szlengel Pic Polish-born poet, lyricist, journalist, stage actor,
Turkow
Julian Tuwim RWF HW Pic Polish poet, novelist, translator, RWN
Aleksander Wat Pic Polish poet, art critic, translator,
Adam Wazyk Pic Polish poet, writer, 
Kazimierz Wierzynski Pic Polish poet, journalist,  
Romanian //poetRom
Camil Baltazar Pic Romanian poet,
Horia Bonciu Pic Romanian novelist, poet, journalist, translator,
Paul Celan RWF HW Pic Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator,
Gherasim Luca RWF HW Pic Romanian poet, collage artist,
Florin Mugur Pic Romanian poet, essayist, editor,  
Sasa Pana HW Pic Romanian abant-garde poet, novelist, Alexandru Binder
Moshe Ronetti-Roman Pic Romanian poet,   
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Pic Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Russian/Soviet //poetRuss
Elena Akselrod RWF Pic Belarusian-born Russian poet, translator,
Margarita Aliger RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, journalist, RWN
Pavel Antokolsky RWF Pic Russian poet, translator, essayist, RWN
Eduard Bagritsky RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright, RWN
Agniya Barto RWF Pic Russian poet, writer,  
Alexander Bezymensky Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,
Zmirtok Biadula Pic Belarusian-born poet, prose writer, political writer,
Veniamin Blazhenny Pic Belarusian-born Russian christian poet,
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Pic Russian-born Soviet poet, essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) RWN
Dmitry Bykov Pic Russian wrter, poet, journalist,
Sasha Cherny Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, satirist, children's writer,
Korney Chukovsky RWF HW Pic Russian poet, writer, literary critic, (Jewish father)
Yuli Daniel Pic Russian writer, translator, poet,
Aleksandr Drakokhrust Russian-born Belarusian poet, journalist, translator,
Ovsei Driz RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet,
Itzik Feffer RWE HW Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, writer,    RWN
Mark Freidkin Pic Tajikistani-born Russian poet, author, translator, singer,
Simon Frug RWN HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, lyricist, author, RWN
Alexander Galich RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, screenwriter, playwright, singer/songwriter,
Inna Goff RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet, author,
David Gofshtein RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Jewish poet, RWN
Leon Gordon Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet, novelist,
Judah Gordon Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Alexander Gorodnitsky RWE Pic Soviet/Russian poet, bard, geologist, ocenographer,
Naum Grebnev RWF Pic Cinian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Igor Guberman RWE Pic Russian-born writer, poet,
Semyon Gudzenko RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
David Hofstein Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Vera Inber RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator, RWN
Sergey Izgiyayev Pic Soviet/Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Bruno Jasienski RWE Pic Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Rimma Kazakova RWN Pic Soviet/Russian poet, lyricist (songs) (Jewish mother)
Vladislav Khodasevich RWF Pic Russian poet, literary critic, translator, (Jewish mother)
Semyon Kirsanov RWM Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Pavel Kogan RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Naum Korzhavin RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright,
Arkady Kots Pic Ukrainian-born Russian proletarian poet,
Abba Kovner RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Lithuanian poet, writer, partisan leader,
Sasha Krasny Ukrainian-born Russian poet, songwriter,
Alexander Kushner RWF Pic Russian poet,
Leib Kvitko RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian Yiddish poet, author,
Vladimir Lantsberg RWE Pic Russian poet, songwriter, bard, teacher,
Micha Lebensohn RWE Pic Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Haim Lensky Pic Belarusian-born Russian poet,
Yuri Levitansky RWE Pic Ukrainian-born Russian/Soviet poet, translator, RWN
Semyon Lipkin RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Benedikt Livshits RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator,
Osip Mandelstam RWF HW Pic Polish-born Russian poet, novelist, translator, critic, RWN
Itzik Manger RWF HW Pic Ukrainian/Romanian-born Yiddish poet, playwright,
Peretz Markish RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, novelist, RWN
Samuil Marshak RWE HW Pic Soviet poet, satirist, translator,
Vladimir Mass RWF Pic Russian author, playwright, lyricist, poet,
Nikolai Minsky RWF Pic Belarusian-born poet, writer,
Yunna Morits RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,   
Semyon Nadson RWE Pic Russian poet, (Jewish paternal grandfather)
Valentin Parnakh RWF Pic Russian poet, choreographer, Russian jazz co-founder, RWN
Sophia Parnok RWF Pic Russian poet, translator, RWN
Boris Pasternak RWF HW Pic Russian poet, writer, translator, Nobel Prize (1958)
Elizaveta Polonskaya RWE Pic Russian poet, translator, journalist, Serapion Brothers
Grigory Pozhenyan RWM Pic Ukrainian-born poet, (Jewish mother)
Yevgeny Rein RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet, novelist,  
David Samoylov RWF HW Pic Russian poet, translator, songwriter:lyricist, RWN
Genrikh Sapgir RWN Pic Russian poet, fiction writer,
Vissarion Sayanov Pic Russian author, poet,  
Ilya Selvinsky RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian writer, poet,
Vadim Shershenevich RWF Pic Russian-born Soviet poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Zalman Shneour RWN Pic Belarusiuan-born Yiddish poet,
Elena Shvarts RWF Pic Soviet/Russian poet,
Morris Slobodskoy RWE Russian/Soviet playwright, novelist, poet,
Boris Slutsky RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, RWN
Isaak Sobolev RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,
Arkady Steinberg RWN Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, painter,
Jacob Steinberg Pic Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, 
Mikhail Svetlov RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya RWF Pic Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Iosif Utkin RWF Pic Chinese-born Russian/Soviet  poet, journalist, RWN
Aron Vergelis RWF Pic Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish poet, translator,
Mikhail Volkov RWE Russian-born Israeli songwriter,  poet, bard,
Vladimir Vysotsky RWF HW Pic Russian singer/songwriter, poet, film/theater actor, (Jewish father)
Boris Zakhoder RWF Pic Moldovan-born Russian poet, translator,
Other Countries' Poets //poetOth
Lionel Abrahams Pic South African novelist, poet, editor, publisher, critic,
Gerzel Baazov RWE HW Pic Georgian poet, playwright,  
Ya'qub Bilbul Iraqi poet,
Charles Brasch Pic New Zealand literary critic, poet, art patron,
Oskar Davico RWE Pic Serbian poet, novelist,  
Miroslav Feldman RWE Pic Croatian poet, writer,
Hirsh Glick RWN Pic Polish/Lithuanian-born poet, partisan,
Lars Gustafsson RWF Pic Swedish poet, novelist, scholar, (convert to Judaism)
Roya Hakakian HW Pic Iranian-born American poet, journalist, writer,
Jan Heller Levi Pic American-born Swiss poet,
Henrik Hertz Pic Danish poet, playwright,
Ivan Goran Kovacic Pic Croatian poet, writer, (Jewish mother)
Asko Kunnap Pic Estonian poet, designer, ???
Jiri Langer Pic Czech-born Israeli poet, scholar, journalist,
Nahum Ma'arabi Moroccan poet, translator,
Myriam Moscona Pic Mexican journalist, translator, poet,
Israel Querido Pic Dutch poet, novelist,   
Anne Ranasinghe Pic German-born Sri Lankan poet,
Mauricio Rosencof Pic Uruguayan-born playwright, poet, journalist,
Gabriel Rosenstock Pic Irish poet, haikuist, translator,
Viktor Rosenzweig Pic Serbian-born Croatian poet, writer, communist,
Hugo Salus Pic Czech gynecologist, writer, poet,
Shalom Shabazi RWE HW Pic Yemenite poet,
Pia Tafdrup Pic Danish writer, poet,
Alfonso Martinez de Toledo Pic Spanish poet, writer,
Regina Ullmann Pic Swiss poet,
Giuseppe Ungaretti Pic Egyptian-born Italian poet, 
Ilse Weber Pic Czech poet, songwriter:lyricist,
JewishPoets/wiki
JewishAmericanPoets
JewishIsraeliPoets
Lyricists/Jinfo
Ancient/Medevial poets
Judah Abravanel RWE HW Pic Spanish-born Potuguese Italian physician, poet, philosopher, 1983
Salam ibn Abu al-Huqayq  7th century poet
Ka'b ibn Al-ashraf  7th century poet, (Jewish mother)
Al-Rabi ibn Abu al-Huqayk  7th century poet
Abu 'Afak  7th century poet
Yehuda Alharizi RWF Spanish poet, translator,
Miguel de Barrios Pic Spanish poet, historian, philosopher,
Abraham ibn Ezra RWF HW Pic Spanish philosopher, linguist, writer, poet, astrologer, bible commentator,
Moses ibn Ezra RWF HW Spanish philosopher, linguist, poet,
Pero Ferrus Spanish medieval poet, (converso)
Solomon ibn Gabirol RWF HW Pic Spanish philosopher, poet, RWN
Antonio Gomez Pic Spanish dramatist, poet, novelist,
Yehuda Halevi RWF HW Pic Spanish philosopher, poet, 12th century, RWN
Samuel HaNagid RWC Pic Spanish talmudic scholar, grammarian, philologist, soldier, politician, poet, patron of arts, Samuel ibn Naghrillah
Judah Ben Solomon Harizi Spanish poet, traveler,
Jabal ibn Jawwal medieval arabic language poet,
Aaron ben Joseph of Constantinople  12th century poet
Dunash ben Labrat Moroccan-born Spanish commentator, poet, grammarian, rabbi,
Luis de Leon RWE Pic Spanish lyric poet,
Jorge Manrique Pic Spanish poet,
Juan de Mena Pic Spanish poet, (converso)
Jorge de Montemayor RWC Portuguese-born Spanish novelist, poet,   
Samuel ibn Naghrela Pic Spanish poet,
Ahimaaz ben Paltiel Italian poet, historian, 10th century
Fernando Pessoa Pic Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, (Jewish descent) ExLink
Immanuel the Roman Italian religious erotic poet,
Menahem ben Saruq Spanish philologist,
Juan de Valladolid Spanish poet, (converso)
Joseph de la Vega Pic Dutch merchant, poet, philanthropist,
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Pulitzer Prize ==>
Carl Dennis Pic Practical Gods 2002
Louise Gluck RWF Pic The Wikd Iris 1993
Jorie Graham Pic The Dream of the Unified Field 1996
Robert Hass Pic Time and Materials 2008
Anthony Hecht Pic The Hard Hours 1968
Richard Howard Pic Untitled Subjects 1970
Maxine Kumin Pic Up Country 1973
Stanley Kunitz Pic Selected Poems 1928-1958 1959
Philip Levine Pic The Simple Truth 1995
Robert Lowell Pic American poet, (Jewish descent) 1947
Lisel Mueller Pic Alive Together: New and Selected Poems 1997 Jewish father
Howard Nemerov HW Pic Collected Poems 1978
George Oppen Pic Of Being Numerous 1969
Philip Schultz Pic Failure 2008
Karl Shapiro HW Pic V-Letter and Other Poems 1945
Louis Simpson Pic The End of the Open Road 1964 Jewish mother
Gary Snyder RWF Pic Tartle Island 1975
Mark Strand HW Pic Blizzard of One 1999
C.K. Williams Pic Repair 2000
William Williams Pic Picture from Brueghel 1963 Jewish maternal descent
Marya Zaturenska Pic Cold Morning Sky 1938 Jinfo
PulitzerPrizeForPoetry/wiki
National Book Award : Poetry
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Pic The Fall of America: Poems of these states 1965-1971 1974
Marilyn Hacker Pic Presentation Piece 1975
Robert Hass Pic Time and Materials 2007
Stanley Kunitz Pic Passing Through: The Later Poems 1995
Philip Levine Pic What Work Is 1991
Ashes: Poems New and Old 1980
Lisel Mueller Pic The Need to Hold Still 1981 Jewish father
Howard Nemerov HW Pic The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov 1978
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Pic Diving into the Wreck : Poems 1971-1972 1974 Jewish father
Gerald Stern Pic This Time: New and Selected Poems 1998
Ruth Stone Pic In The Next Galaxy 2002
C.K. Williams Pic Paterson: 1950
NationalBookAward/wiki
Poet Laureate Consultant (USA)
Joseph Auslander Pic American poet, novelist,  1937/41
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Pic Russian-born Soviet poet and essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) 1991/92
Louise Gluck RWF Pic American poet,  2003/04
Anthony Hecht Pic American poet, 1982/84
Daniel Hoffman Pic American poet, essayist, 1973/74
Maxine Kumin Pic American poet, author, 1981/82
Stanley Kunitz Pic American poet, 2000/01
Philip Levine Pic American anarchist poet, 2011/12
Robert Lowell Pic American poet, (Jewish descent) 1947/48
Howard Nemerov HW Pic American poet, author and editor, 1963/64
Robert Pinsky HW Pic American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, 1997/2000
Karl Shapiro HW Pic American poet, author, editor, 1946/47
Sir Stephen Spender RWF Pic British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father) 1965
Mark Strand HW Pic Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator, 1990/91
Louis Untermeyer Pic American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,    1961/63
PoetLaureatConsultant/USA/wiki
Bollingen Prize
Louise Gluck RWF Pic American poet,  2001
Allen Grossman Pic American poet, language/literary scholar,  2009
Anthony Hecht Pic American poet, 1983
John Hollander Pic American poet, literary critic, 1983
David Ignatow Pic American poet, 1977
Kenneth Koch Pic American poet, playwright, 1995
Stanley Kunitz Pic American poet, educator, 1987
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Pic American poet, teacher, writer, 2003 Jewish father
Laura Riding Pic American poet, critic, novelist, essayist, 1991
Delmore Schwartz HW Pic American poet, writer, 1960
Karl Shapiro HW Pic American poet, author, editor, 1969
Gary Snyder RWF Pic American poet, essayist, environmental activist, 1997
Mark Strand HW Pic Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator, 1993
William Williams Pic American poet, critic, (Jewish maternal descent) 1953 Jewish maternal descent
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