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Lionel Abrahams Img South African novelist, poet, editor, publisher, critic,
Danny Abse RWF Img British poet,  
Marjorie Agosin Img American poet, 
Grace Aguilar RWF HW Img British novelist, writer, poet, historian,
Elena Akselrod RWF Img Belarusian-born Russian poet, translator,
Margarita Aliger RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, journalist, RWN
Karen Alkalay-Gut Img British--born Israeli poet, literary critic,editor,
Peter Altenberg RWF HW Img Austrian author, poet,
Nathan Alterman RWF HW Img Polish-born Israeli poet, journalist, translator, writer, ExLink
Al Alvarez Img British poet, author,
Yehuda Amichai RWF HW Img German-born Israeli poet,   
Pavel Antokolsky RWF Img Russian poet, translator, essayist, RWN
Aharon Appelfeld RWF HW Img Moldovan/Ukrainian-born Israeli novelist, poet,
Tirza Atar HW Img Israeli poet, songwriter, writer, singer, translator,
Berthold Auerbach RWE HW Img German poet, novelist,
Ludwig August von Frankl Img Czech-born Austrian writer, poet,
Joseph Auslander Img American poet, novelist,
Rose Auslander RWF HW Img Moldovan-born German American writer, poet,
Paul Auster RWF HW Img American detective writer, filmmaker, poet, translator,
David Avidan RWF HW Img Israeli poet, painter, director, screenwriter,
Victor B. Neuburg Img British poet, writer,
Gerzel Baazov RWF HW Img Georgian poet, playwright,  
Krzysztof Baczynski Img Polish poet, (Jewish mother)
Eduard Bagritsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright, RWN
Camil Baltazar Img Romanian poet,
Agniya Barto RWF Img Russian poet, writer,  screenwriter,
Yocheved Bat-Miriam RWF HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli poet,  
Michael Beer Img German playwright, poet,
Maya Bejerano RWC Img Israeli poet,
Reuven Ben-Yosef RWF Img American poet, translator,
Charles Bernstein RWF Img American poet, critic, educator, ExLink
Zmirtok Biadula Img Belarusian-born poet, prose writer, political writer,
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
Ya'qub Bilbul Iraqi poet,
Erez Biton RWC HW Img Algerian-born Israeli poet,
Ernst Blass Img German poet, writer, critic,
Veniamin Blazhenny Img Belarusian-born Russian christian poet,
Anne Blonstein Img British poet, translator,
Rachel Bluwstein (Rachel) RWC HW Img Russian-born Israeli poet, songwriter,
Horia Bonciu Img Romanian novelist, poet, journalist, translator,
Rudolf Borchardt RWN Img German poet, writer, translator,
Charles Brasch Img New Zealand literary critic, poet, art patron,
Stefan Brecht Img German-born American poet, critic, theater scholar, (Jewish mother)
Lily Brett Img German-born Australian American novelist, essayist, poet,
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Img Russian-born Soviet poet, essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) RWN
Jan Brzechwa RWF Img Ukrainian-born Polish authror, poet, translator,
Dmitry Bykov RWF Img Russian wrter, poet, journalist,
T. Carmi Img American-born Israeli poet, tanslator,
Joshua Caslari French medieval leturgical poet, 
Nina Cassian HW Img Romanian-born American  journalist, poet, writer, film critic, composer,
Paul Celan RWF HW Img Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator, RWN
Raquel Chalfi Img Israeli poet,
Sasha Cherny RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, satirist, children's writer,
Sami Chetrit Img Moroccan-born Israeli poet, peace activist,
Korney Chukovsky RWF HW Img Russian poet, writer, literary critic, (Jewish father)
Andrei Codrescu Img Romanian-born American poet, esseyist, novelist, screenwriter,
Leonard Cohen RWF HW Img Canadian poet, novelist, singer/songwriter,
Humberto Costantini Img Argentine writer, poet,
Elise Cowen Img American poet, 
John Curl Img American poet, memoirist, translator, author, activist, historian, (Jewish descent)
Ivor Cutler Img British poet, humorist, musician,   
Lorenzo da Ponte RWF Img Italian poet, librettist, (3 librettos of Mozart operas)
Guido da Verona Img Italian poet, novelist,
Yuli Daniel Img Russian writer, translator, poet,
Arthur Danto Img American art critic, philosopher,
Oskar Davico RWE Img Serbian poet, novelist,  
Joy Davidman Img American poet, writer,
Petrer Davison Img American poet, editor, publisher, (Jewish mother)
Vivian de Sola Pinto Img British poet, literary critic, historian,
Carl Dennis Img American poet,
Babette Deutsch Img American poet, critic, translator, novelist,
Hilde Domin Img German poet, writer,
Aleksandr Drakokhrust Russian-born Belarusian poet, journalist, translator,
Ovsei Driz RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet,
Celia Dropkin Img Belarusian-born American Yiddish poet,
David Edelstadt RWF HW Img Russian-born American anarchist poet,
Albert Ehrenstein RWF HW Img Austrian-born German poet, writer,
Siegfried Einstein Img German poet, novelist, journalist,
Istvan Eorsi Img Hungarian writer, novelist, poet, translator,
Nissim Ezekiel RWF HW Img Indian-born  British poet, author, playwright, art critic,
Ruth Fainlight Img American poet, writer, translator, librettist,
Gyorgy Faludy RWF Img Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Kenneth Fearing Img American poet, writer, editor, (Jewish mother), ExLink
Itzik Feffer RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, writer,    RWN
Miroslav Feldman RWE Img Croatian poet, writer,
Lawrence Ferlinghetti RWF Img American poet, painter, (Jewish mother)
Jean Ferrat RWC Img French singer/songwriter, poet, author,  
Jacob Fichman RWF HW Img Moldovan-born Israeli poet, literary critic, novelist,
Jacobo Fijman RWE Img Moldovan-born Argentine poet,
Edmond Fleg RWF Img Swiss-born French author, poet, historian, ExLink
Benjamin Fondane RWF HW Img Romanian-born French poet, screenwriter, literary critic,
Sir Francis Palgrave RWF Img British historian, critic, poet,
Bruno Frank RWN Img German author, poet, dramatist, screenwriter,
Mark Freidkin RWF Img Tajik-born Russian poet, author, translator, singer,
Erich Fried RWF HW Img Austrian-born British poet, writer, translator,
Pavel Friedman HW Img Czech poet,
Robert Friend Img American-born Israeli poet, translator,
Simon Frug RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, lyricist, author, RWN
Jacob Furstenthal Polish-born German poet, translator, Hebrew writer,
Milan Fust Img Hungarian writer, poet, playwright,
Rose Fyleman Img British writer, poet,
Alexander Galich RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, screenwriter, playwright, singer/songwriter,
Raymond Garlick Img British poet, editor,
Mordechai Gebirtig RWF HW Img Polish poet,songwriter:lyricist, composer, "S'brent"
Juan Gelman RWF Img Argentine poet, translator,
Mikhail Gendelev Img Russian-born Israeli poet,
Johann Georg Jacobi RWF Img German poet,
Agnes Gergely HW Img Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Karen Gershon Img German-born British writer, poet,
Ira Gershwin RWF HW Img American lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist,
Zrubovel Gilad Img Moldovan-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Amir Gilboa RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Zuzanna Ginczanka Img Ukrainian-born Polish poet,
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Img American poet, 
Hirsh Glick RWN Img Polish/Lithuanian-born poet, partisan,
Louise Gluck RWF Img American poet, (Jewish father)
Inna Goff RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, author,
David Gofshtein RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Jewish poet, RWN
Albert Goldbarth Img American poet, 
Leah Goldberg RWF HW Img Lithuanian/Russian-born Israeli poet, author, translator,
Sidney Goldfarb Img American poet, playwright,
Yvan Goll HW Img French-born German poet, playwright, librettist,
Ivan Goran Kovacic Img Croatian poet, writer, (Jewish mother)
Judah Gordon Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Leon Gordon Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet, novelist,
Leonard Gordon American poet,
Alexander Gorodnitsky RWE Img Soviet/Russian poet, bard, geologist, ocenographer,
Haim Gouri RWF HW Img Israeli poet, novelist, journalist,
Elazar Granot RWC HW Img Israeli politician, writer,
Jorie Graham Img American poet, (Jewish mother)
Naum Grebnyov RWF Img Cinian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Martin Greenberg Img American poet, translator,
Allen Grossman Img American poet, language/literary scholar,  ExLink
Igor Guberman RWF Img Russian-born writer, poet,
Semyon Gudzenko RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, (Jewish mother) RWN
Arthur Guiterman Img Austrian-born American poet, humorist,   ExLink
Lars Gustafsson RWF Img Swedish poet, novelist, scholar, (convert to Judaism)
Marilyn Hacker Img American poet, critic, reviewer,
Roya Hakakian HW Img Iranian-born American poet, journalist, writer,
Elie Halevy RWC German-born French poet, author, cantor,
Michael Hamburger RWF Img German-born British translator, poet, critic,
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Img German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father)
Yip  Harburg HW Img American songwriter:lyricist, playwright, lyricist, librettist,
Robert Hass Img American poet,
Alfred Hayes Img British-born Italian American screenwriter, television writer, novelist, poet,
Anthony Hecht RWF Img American poet,
Heinrich Heine RWF HW Img German poet, journalist, essayist, literary critic,
Michael Heller Img American poet, essayist, critic,
Seligmann Heller Czech-born Austrian poet, journalist,
Jan Heller Levi Img American-born Swiss poet,
Henrik Hertz Img Danish poet, playwright,
Naftali Herz Imber RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, zionist, Hatikvah
Amira Hess RWC HW Img Iraqi-born Israeli actress, poet, artist,
Paul von Heyse RWF HW Img German author, Nobel Prize (1910) (Jewish mother),
Albert Hirsch RWF Img Austrian composer, poet, actor, singer, playwright, pianist,
Edward Hirsch Img American poet, critic,
Jack Hirschman Img American poet, social activist, artist,
Philip Hobsbaum Img British poet, literary critic,
Daniel Hoffman Img American poet, essayist,
Hugo von Hofmannsthal RWF Img Austrian poet, dramatist, novelist, librettist, (Jewish paternal grandfather/convert to catholicism)
David Hofstein Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
John Hollander Img American poet, literary critic,
Martha Hollander Img American poet, art historian,
Brian Howard Img British poet,
Richard Howard Img American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator,
David Ignatow Img American poet,
Vera Inber RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator, RWN
Isidore Isou RWF Img Romanian-born French poet, film critic, visual artist,
Sergey Izgiyayev Img Soviet/Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Edmond Jabes RWF Img Egyptian-born French poet, writer, RWJ
Max Jacob RWF Img French poet, painter, writer, critic,
Bruno Jasienski RWF Img Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Mieczyslaw Jastrun Img Polish poet, essayist, translator,
Jenny Joseph Img British poet,
Jerzy Jurandot RWF Img Polish poet, dramatist, satirist, songwriter,
Gustave Kahn RWF Img French poet, art critic,
Mascha Kaleko HW Img German poet,
Chester Kallman Img American poet, librettist, translator,
Lenore Kandel Img American poet,
Yoram Kaniuk RWF HW Img Israeli writer, painter, journalist,
Siegfried Kapper Img Czech writer, poet,
Alan Kaufman Img American novelist, poet,
Bob Kaufman Img American bit poet, (Jewish father)
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz Img American essayist, poet, activist,
Rimma Kazakova RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, lyricist (songs) (Jewish mother) RWN
Milton Kessler Img American poet, scholar,
Vladislav Khodasevich RWF Img Russian poet, literary critic, translator, (Jewish mother)
Semyon Kirsanov RWM Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator,
Adam Kirsch Img American literary critic, biographer, poet,
Olga Kirsch Img South African-born Israeli poet,
Joseph Kiss Hungarian poet,    ExLink
Radu Klapper Img Romanian-born Israeli author, poet,
Minna Kleeberg Img German-born American poet,
A.M. Klein Img Ukrainian-born Canadian poet, journalist, novelist,
Kenneth Koch RWF Img American poet, playwright,
Pavel Kogan RWN Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Gertrud Kolmar HW Img German poet, writer, ExLink
Naum Korzhavin RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright,
Arkady Kots RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian proletarian poet, translator,
Abba Kovner RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Lithuanian poet, writer, partisan leader,
Theodor Kramer RWE Img Austrian-born British poet,
Sasha Krasny Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, songwriter,
Fania Kruger Img Ukrainian-born American poet, ExLink
Maxine Kumin Img American poet, author,
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img American poet,
Asko Kunnap Img Estonian poet, designer, ???
Alexander Kushner RWF Img Russian poet,
Leib Kvitko RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian Yiddish poet, author,
Fran Landesman Img American lyricist, poet,
Antoni Lange RWF  Img Polish poet, writer, philosopher, polyglot, reporter, translator,
Jiri Langer Img Czech-born Israeli poet, scholar, journalist,
Emilia Lanier RWC Img British poet, (Jewish father) disputed ExLink1
Vladimir Lantsberg RWE Img Russian poet, songwriter, bard, teacher,
Else Lasker-Schuler RWF HW Img German poet, 
Irving Layton HW Img Romanian-born Canadian poet,
Emma Lazarus RWF HW Img American poet, author, RWN
Henryka Lazowertowna Img Polish lyric poet,
Micha Lebensohn RWE Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Haim Lensky Img Belarusian-born Russian poet,
Laurence Lerner Img South African born-British poet, novelist, literary critic,
Hezi Leskali Img Israeli painter, choreographer, poet,
Boleslaw Lesmian RWF Img Polish poet, artist, translator,
Max Letteris Img Polish/Ukrainian-born Austrian scholar, poet,
Denise Levertov RWF Img British-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Peter Levi Img British poet, scholar, archaeologist, writer, (Jewish father)
Hanoch Levin RWF HW Img Israeli author, poet, playwritht, theater director,
Norman Levine Img Canadian writer, poet,
Philip Levine Img American anarchist poet,
Yuri Levitansky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian/Soviet poet, translator, RWN
Amy Levy Img British poet, novelist,
Naomi Lewis Img British poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, (Jewish father)
Siegfried Lipiner Img Austrian writer, poet,
Semyon Lipkin RWN Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Lawrence Lipton Img Polish-born American journalist, writer, beat poet,
Ernst Lissauer HW Img German poet, dramatist, writer,
Benedikt Livshits RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator,
Lev Loseff Img Russian American literaty critic, poet, essayist, educator,
Robert Lowell Img American poet, (Jewish descent)
Mina Loy Img British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, futurist, actress, (Jewish father)
Gherasim Luca RWF HW Img Romanian poet, collage artist,
Daniel M. Epstein Img American poet, biographer, dramatist,
Nahum Ma'arabi Moroccan poet, translator,
Emil Makai Img Hungarian poet, journalist, playwright, translator,
Eli Mandel Img Canadian poet,
Osip Mandelstam RWF HW Img Polish-born Russian poet, novelist, translator, critic, RWN
Itzik Manger RWF HW Img Ukrainian/Romanian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, writer,
Hugo Manning Img British poet, humanist, ExLink
Joyce Mansour Img British-born Egyptian French poet,
Eugene Manuel Img French poet,
Yehiel Mar HW Img Polish-born Israeli poet, sohgwriter:lyricist,
Rainer Maria Rilke RWF Img Czech-born Austrian poet, art critic, (Jewish mother)
Peretz Markish RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, novelist, RWN
Samuil Marshak RWF HW Img Soviet poet, satirist, translator, playwright, screenwriter,
Alfonso Martinez de Toledo Img Spanish poet, writer,
Vladimir Mass RWF Img Russian author, playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, poet,
Joseph Massel Img Lithuanian-born British writer, poet, translator, zionist,
Seymour Mayne HW Img Canadian poet, translator,
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Img Romanian-born German language poet,  
Abel Meeropol HW Img American writer, poet, songwriter,
Walter Mehring Img German-born American  writer, satirist,
Samuel Menashe Img American poet,
Anna Mendelssohn Img British writer, poet, political activist,
Catulle Mendes Img French poet, librettist, (Jewish father)
Alexander Mezhirov RWF Img Russian poet, critic, translator, RWN
Anne Michaels HW Img Canadian poet, novelist, (Jewish father)
Adam Mickiewicz RWF HW Img Polish/Belarusian-born poet, (Jewish mother)  RWN
Nikolai Minsky RWF Img Belarusian-born poet, writer,
Zelda Mishkovsky (Zelda) RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, 
Agi Mishol Img Romanian-born Israeli poet,
Penina Moise Img American poet,
Alfred Mombert Img German poet, ExLink
Allan Moon Img Canadian-born Israeli artist, poet, singer/songwriter, producer,
Lotte Moos Img German-born British  poet, playwright,  
Yunna Morits RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, screenwriter,
Hilda Morley Img American poet,
Myriam Moscona Img Mexican journalist, translator, poet,
Julius Mosen Img German poet, playwright,  
Lisel Mueller Img German-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Florin Mugur Img Romanian poet, essayist, editor,  
Erich Muhsam RWF HW Img German poet, revolutionary,
Wilhelm Muller Img German lyric poet, ???
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
Semyon Nadson RWF Img Russian poet, (Jewish paternal grandfather)
Howard Nemerov HW Img American poet, author, editor,
Valery Oisteanu Img Russian-born Romanian American poet, art critic, essayist, photographer,
George Oppen Img American poet,
Joel Oppenheimer Img American poet,
Yaakov Orland RWE HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, songwriter:lyricist, translator,
Jiri Orten Img Czech poet,
Angiolo Orvieto Img Italian poet, publisher,
Alicia Ostriker Img American poet,
Dan Pagis Img Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Grace Paley RWF Img American short story writer, poet,
Sasa Pana HW Img Romanian abant-garde poet, novelist, Alexandru Binder
Valentin Parnakh RWF Img Russian poet, choreographer, Russian jazz co-founder, RWN
Sophia Parnok RWF Img Russian poet, translator, RWN
Alicia Partnoy Img Argentine-born human rights activist, poet, translator,
Raquel Partnoy Img Argentine painter, poet, essyist,
Linda Pastan Img American poet,  
Boris Pasternak RWF HW Img Russian poet, writer, translator, Nobel Prize (1958)
Leon Pasternak Img Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, satirist,
Paul Paun Img Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator, visual artist,
Alexander Penn HW Img Russian-born Israeli poet,
Marge Piercy HW Img American poet, novelist, social activist,
Israel Pinkas RWA HW Img Bulgarian-born Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, documentary filmmaker,
Anda Pinkerfeld Amir Img Polish-born Israeli poet, author,
Robert Pinsky RWF HW Img American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator,
Alejandra Pizarnik RWF Img Argentine poet,
Susan Polis Schutz Img American poet, producer of greeting cards,
Felix Pollak Img Austrian-born American librarian, translator, poet,
Elizaveta Polonskaya RWE Img Russian poet, translator, journalist, Serapion Brothers
Dorothy Porter Img Australian poet, opera librettist,
Boris Potemkin RWF Img Soviet songwriter, poet,
Sarah Powell French poet,  
Grigory Pozhenyan RWM Img Ukrainian-born poet, screenwriter, songwriter, (Jewish mother)
Israel Querido Img Dutch poet, novelist,   
Miklos Radnoti RWE HW Img Hungarian poet,
Carl Rakosi Img German-born American objectivist poet, ExLink
Anne Ranasinghe Img German-born Sri Lankan poet,
Susskind Rashkow German poet,
Dahlia Ravikovitch RWF HW Img Israeli poet, peace activist,
Abraham Regelson HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator, editor,
Yevgeny Rein RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, novelist, screenwriter,
Charles Reznikoff Img American objectivist poet, writer,
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Img American feminist, poet, writer, (Jewish father)
Laura Riding RWF Img Austrian-born American poet, critic, novelist, essayist,
Julius Rodenberg Img German poet, author,
John Rodker Img British writer, poet, publisher,
Lois Roisman Img American playwright, poet,
Moshe Ronetti-Roman Img Romanian poet,   
Michael Rosen Img British novelist, poet, broadcaster,
Isaac Rosenberg RWF Img British painter, poet,
Mauricio Rosencof Img Uruguayan-born playwright, poet, journalist,
Gabriel Rosenstock Img Irish poet, haikuist, translator,
Viktor Rosenzweig Img Serbian-born Croatian poet, writer, communist,
Jerome Rothenberg Img American poet, translator, anthologist,
Michael Rothenberg Img American poet, songwriter, editor,  
Muriel Rukeyser Img American poet, political activist,
Umberto Saba RWF Img Italian poet, novelist, (Jewish mother)
Nelly Sachs RWF HW Img German-born Swedish poet, dramatist, Nobel Prize (1966), RWN
Pinchas Sadeh Img Polish/Ukrainian-born novelist, poet,
Benjamin Saltman Img American poet, writer,
Hugo Salus Img Czech gynecologist, writer, poet,
David Samoylov RWF HW Img Russian poet, translator, songwriter:lyricist, RWN
Genrikh Sapgir RWN Img Russian poet, fiction writer,
Aram Saroyan RWC Img American poet, novelist, social activist, playwright, (Jewish mother)
Siegfried Sassoon Img British war poet, author, (Jewish father)
Vissarion Sayanov Img Russian author, poet,  
Willa Schneberg Img American poet,
Philip Schultz Img American poet, 
Delmore Schwartz HW Img American poet, writer,
Moriz Seeler Img German poet, writer, film producer,
Zusman Segalovitsh H Img Polish poet, writer,   
Oskar Seidlin Img German-born American literary scholar, poet, children's stories writer,
Ilya Selvinsky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian writer, poet,
Hannah Senesh RWF HW Img Hungarian-born Israeli poet,    RWN
Shalom Shabazi RWE HW Img Yemenite poet,
Aharon Shabtai Img Israeli poet, translator,
Amnon Shamosh Img Syrian-born Israeli author, poet,
Alan Shapiro Img American poet, literary scholar, ExLink1
Harvey Shapiro Img American poet, newspaper editor,
Karl Shapiro HW Img American poet, author, editor,
Avner Shats Israeli poet, author,
Martha Shelley Img American lesbian activist, feminist, writer, poet,
Naomi Shemer RWF HW Img Israeli songwriter, composer,
Joseph Sherman Img Canadian poet, visual arts editor,
Vadim Shershenevich RWF Img Russian-born Soviet poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
David Shimoni RWF HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator,
Shahram Shiva Img Iranian-born American poet, translator,
Avraham Shlonsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright,
Zalman Shneour RWN Img Belarusiuan-born Yiddish poet,
David Shrayer-Petrov RWF Img Russian American novelist, poet, tanslator, medical scientist,
Elena Shvarts RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet,
Jon Silkin Img British poet,  
Shel Silverstein RWF HW Img American poet, singer/songwriter, author, caricaturist,
Louis Simpson Img Jamaican-born American poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Moris Slobodsky RWF Img Russian/Soviet playwright, screenwriter, novelist, poet,
Antoni Slonimski RWF HW Img Polish poet, playwright, literary critic,
Juliusz Slowacki Img Polish poet, (Jewish mother) disputed
Boris Slutsky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, RWN
Gary Snyder RWF Img American poet, essayist, environmental activist,
Isaak Sobolev RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
Andre Spire RWE Img French poet, writer, Minister of Labour,
Leopold Staff RWF Img Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, writer,   
Baron Stanislaw Lec RWF HW Img Polish/Ukrainian-born  poet,
Gertrude Stein RWF Img American French writer, lyricist, playwright,
Arkady Steinberg RWN Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, painter,
Jacob Steinberg Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, 
Sir Stephen Spender RWF HW Img British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father)
Anatol Stern RWF HW Img Polish poet, screenwriter, art critic, translator, director,
Bezalel Stern Img American writer, poet, critic,
Gerald Stern Img American poet,
Linda Stern Zisquit Img American-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Ruth Stone Img American poet,
Mark Strand HW Img Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator,
Andre Suares Img French poet, critic,
Abraham Sutzkever RWF HW Img Polish/Belarusian-born Lithuanian Israeli poet,
Mikhail Svetlov RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
James Sylvester RWF HW Img British mathematician, poet, translator,
Gabor Szanto Img Hungarian novelst, poet, editor, essayist,
Hanah Szenes RWC Img Palestinian parachutist, poet,
Wladyslaw Szlengel Img Polish-born poet, lyricist, journalist, stage actor,
Pia Tafdrup Img Danish writer, poet,
Gabriel Talphir Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, art critic, publisher, editor, translator,
Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya RWF Img Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Shaul Tchernichovsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Bento Teixeira Img Portuguese-born Brazilian poet,
Avner Treinin HW Img Israeli poet, physical chemist,
Genya Turovskaya Img Ukrainian-born American poet,
Julian Tuwim RWF HW Img Polish poet, novelist, translator, RWN
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Samuel Ullman Img German-born American poet,
Regina Ullmann Img Swiss poet,
Giuseppe Ungaretti Img Egyptian-born Italian poet, 
Louis Untermeyer Img American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,   
Iosif Utkin RWF Img Chinese-born Russian/Soviet  poet, journalist, RWN
Jacob van Hoddis RWE Img Geman poet,
Aron Vergelis RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish poet, translator,
Berthold Viertel Img Austrian-born German poet, film director, screenwriter,
Claude Vigee HW Img French-born Israeli poet, translator, essayist,
Annie Vivanti RWF Img Italian writer, poet, (Jewish mother)
Mikhail Volkov RWE Russian-born Israeli songwriter,  poet, bard,
Ilarie Voronca RWF HW Img Romanian-born French poet, essayist,
Vladimir Vysotsky RWF HW Img Russian singer/songwriter, poet, film/theater actor, (Jewish father)
Miriam Waddington Img Canadian poet, writer, translator,
Arthur Waley RWF Img British orientalist, sinologist, poet, translator,  
Yona Wallach RWF HW Img Israeli poet,
Aleksander Wat Img Polish poet, art critic, translator,
Adam Wazyk Img Polish poet, writer, 
Ilse Weber Img Czech poet, songwriter:lyricist,
Joshua Weiner Img American poet,
Debra Weinstein Img American poet, author,
Franz Werfel RWF HW Img Czech-born Austrian novelist, playwright, poet, librettist,
Kazimierz Wierzynski Img Polish poet, journalist,  
C.K. Williams Img American poet, critic, translator,
Max Wolf Valerio Img American poet, essayist, actor, (converso descent)
Humbert Wolfe Img Italian-born British poet, translator,
Alfred Wolfenstein Img German poet, playwright, translator, ExLink
Miriam Yalan-Shteklis RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli writer, poet,   
Natan Yonatan RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Nathan Zach RWF HW Img German-born Israeli poet, critic, editor, translator,
Boris Zakhoder RWF Img Moldovan-born Russian poet, translator, screenwriter,
Nurit Zarchi Img Israeli poet, journalist,
Marya Zaturenska Img Ukrainian-born American poet, Jinfo
Lionel Ziprin Img American poet,
Rachel Zolf Img Canadian poet,
Hugo Zuckermann Czech-born Austrian poet, zionist, translator,
Louis Zukofsky Img American objectivist poet,
Uri Zvi Greenberg RWF Img Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, journalist, politician,  
Poets by Country
American Poets
Marjorie Agosin Img American poet, 
Joseph Auslander Img American poet, novelist,
Rose Auslander RWF HW Img Moldovan-born German American writer, poet,
Paul Auster RWF HW Img American detective writer, filmmaker, poet, translator,
Charles Bernstein RWF Img American poet, critic, educator, ExLink
Stefan Brecht Img German-born American poet, critic, theater scholar, (Jewish mother)
Lily Brett Img German-born Australian American novelist, essayist, poet,
Nina Cassian HW Img Romanian-born American  journalist, poet, writer, film critic, composer,
Andrei Codrescu Img Romanian-born American poet, esseyist, novelist, screenwriter,
Elise Cowen Img American poet, 
John Curl Img American poet, memoirist, translator, author, activist, historian, (Jewish descent)
Joy Davidman Img American poet, writer,
Petrer Davison Img American poet, editor, publisher, (Jewish mother)
Carl Dennis Img American poet,
Babette Deutsch Img American poet, critic, translator, novelist,
Celia Dropkin Img Belarusian-born American Yiddish poet,
David Edelstadt RWF HW Img Russian-born American anarchist poet,
Daniel M. Epstein Img American poet, biographer, dramatist,
Ruth Fainlight Img American poet, writer, translator, librettist,
Kenneth Fearing Img American poet, writer, editor, (Jewish mother), ExLink
Lawrence Ferlinghetti RWF Img American poet, painter, (Jewish mother)
Robert Friend Img American-born Israeli poet, translator,
Ira Gershwin RWF HW Img American lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist,
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Img American poet, 
Louise Gluck RWF Img American poet, 
Albert Goldbarth Img American poet, 
Sidney Goldfarb Img American poet, playwright,
Leonard Gordon American poet,
Jorie Graham Img American poet, (Jewish mother)
Martin Greenberg Img American poet, translator,
Allen Grossman Img American poet, language/literary scholar,  ExLink
Arthur Guiterman Img Austrian-born American poet, humorist,   ExLink
Marilyn Hacker Img American poet, critic, reviewer,
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Img German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father)
Yip  Harburg HW Img American songwriter:lyricist, playwright, lyricist, librettist,
Robert Hass Img American poet,
Alfred Hayes Img British-born Italian American screenwriter, television writer, novelist, poet,
Anthony Hecht RWF Img American poet,
Michael Heller Img American poet, essayist, critic,
Edward Hirsch Img American poet, critic,
Jack Hirschman Img American poet, social activist, artist,
Daniel Hoffman Img American poet, essayist,
John Hollander Img American poet, literary critic,
Martha Hollander Img American poet, art historian,
Richard Howard Img American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator,
David Ignatow Img American poet,
Chester Kallman Img American poet, librettist, translator,
Lenore Kandel Img American poet,
Bob Kaufman Img American bit poet, (Jewish father)
Alan Kaufman Img American novelist, poet,
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz Img American essayist, poet, activist,
Milton Kessler Img American poet, scholar,
Adam Kirsch Img American literary critic, biographer, poet,
Minna Kleeberg Img German-born American poet,
Kenneth Koch RWF Img American poet, playwright,
Fania Kruger Img Ukrainian-born American poet, ExLink
Maxine Kumin Img American poet, author,
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img American poet,
Fran Landesman Img American lyricist, poet,
Emma Lazarus RWF HW Img American poet, author, RWN
Denise Levertov RWF Img British-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Philip Levine Img American anarchist poet,
Lawrence Lipton Img Polish-born American journalist, writer, beat poet,
Lev Loseff Img Russian American literaty critic, poet, essayist, educator,
Robert Lowell Img American poet, (Jewish descent)
Abel Meeropol HW Img American writer, poet, songwriter,
Walter Mehring Img German-born American  writer, satirist,
Samuel Menashe Img American poet,
Alexander Mezhirov RWF Img Russian poet, critic, translator,
Penina Moise Img American poet,
Hilda Morley Img American poet,
Lisel Mueller Img German-born American poet, (Jewish father)
Howard Nemerov HW Img American poet, author, editor,
George Oppen Img American poet,
Joel Oppenheimer Img American poet,
Valery Oisteanu Img Russian-born Romanian American poet, art critic, essayist, photographer,
Alicia Ostriker Img American poet,
Grace Paley RWF Img American short story writer, poet,
Linda Pastan Img American poet,  
Marge Piercy HW Img American poet, novelist, social activist,
Robert Pinsky RWF HW Img American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator,
Susan Polis Schutz Img American poet, producer of greeting cards,
Felix Pollak Img Austrian-born American librarian, translator, poet,
Carl Rakosi Img German-born American objectivist poet, ExLink
Charles Reznikoff Img American objectivist poet, writer,
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Img American feminist, poet, writer, (Jewish father)
Laura Riding RWF Img Austrian-born American poet, critic, novelist, essayist,
Lois Roisman Img American playwright, poet,
Jerome Rothenberg Img American poet, translator, anthologist,
Michael Rothenberg Img American poet, songwriter, editor,  
Muriel Rukeyser Img American poet, political activist,
Benjamin Saltman Img American poet, writer,
Aram Saroyan RWC Img American poet, novelist, social activist, playwright, (Jewish mother)
Willa Schneberg Img American poet,
Philip Schultz Img American poet, 
Delmore Schwartz HW Img American poet, writer,
Oskar Seidlin Img German-born American literary scholar, poet, children's stories writer,
Alan Shapiro Img American poet, literary scholar, ExLink1 ExLink2
Harvey Shapiro Img American poet, newspaper editor,
Karl Shapiro HW Img American poet, author, editor,
Martha Shelley Img American lesbian activist, feminist, writer, poet,
Shahram Shiva Img Iranian-born American poet, translator,
David Shrayer-Petrov RWF Img Russian American novelist, poet, tanslator, medical scientist,
Shel Silverstein RWF HW Img American poet, singer/songwriter, author, caricaturist,
Louis Simpson Img Jamaican-born American poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Gary Snyder RWF Img American poet, essayist, environmental activist,
Gertrude Stein RWF Img American French writer, lyricist, playwright,
Bezalel Stern Img American writer, poet, critic,
Gerald Stern Img American poet,
Ruth Stone Img American poet,
Mark Strand HW Img Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Genya Turovskaya Img Ukrainian-born American poet,
Samuel Ullman Img German-born American poet,
Louis Untermeyer Img American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,   
Max Wolf Valerio Img American poet, essayist, actor, (converso descent)
Joshua Weiner Img American poet,
Debra Weinstein Img American poet, author,
C.K. Williams Img American poet, critic, translator,
Marya Zaturenska Img Ukrainian-born American poet, Jinfo
Lionel Ziprin Img American poet,
Louis Zukofsky Img American objectivist poet,
Argentine Poets
Humberto Costantini Img Argentine writer, poet,
Jacobo Fijman RWE Img Moldovan-born Argentine poet,
Juan Gelman RWF Img Argentine poet, translator,
Raquel Partnoy Img Argentine painter, poet, essyist,
Alejandra Pizarnik RWF Img Argentine poet,
Dorothy Porter Img Australian poet, opera librettist,
Alicia Partnoy Img Argentine-born human rights activist, poet, translator,
Austrian Poets
Peter Altenberg RWF HW Img Austrian author, poet,
Ludwig August von Frankl Img Czech-born Austrian writer, poet,
Seligmann Heller Czech-born Austrian poet, journalist,
Albert Hirsch RWF Img Austrian composer, poet, actor, singer, playwright, pianist,
Hugo von Hofmannsthal RWF Img Austrian poet, dramatist, novelist, librettist, (Jewish paternal grandfather/convert to catholicism)
Theodor Kramer RWE Img Austrian-born British poet,
Max Letteris Img Polish/Ukrainian-born Austrian scholar, poet,
Siegfried Lipiner Img Austrian writer, poet,
Rainer Maria Rilke RWF Img Czech-born Austrian poet, art critic, (Jewish mother)
British poets //poetBr
Danny Abse RWF Img British poet,  
Grace Aguilar RWF HW Img British novelist, writer, poet, historian,
Al Alvarez Img British poet, author,
Mathilde Blind Img German-born British poet, fiction writer, biographer, essayist, literary critic,
Anne Blonstein Img British poet, translator,
Ivor Cutler Img British poet, humorist, musician,   
Nissim Ezekiel RWF HW Img Indian-born  British poet, author, playwright, art critic,
Erich Fried RWF HW Img Austrian-born British poet, writer, translator,
Rose Fyleman Img British writer, poet,
Raymond Garlick Img British poet, editor,
Karen Gershon Img German-born British writer, poet,
Michael Hamburger RWF Img German-born British translator, poet, critic,
Philip Hobsbaum Img British poet, literary critic,
Brian Howard Img British poet,
Jenny Joseph Img British poet,
Emilia Lanier RWC Img British poet, (Jewish father) disputed ExLink1 ExLink2
Laurence Lerner Img South African born-British poet, novelist, literary critic,
Peter Levi Img British poet, scholar, archaeologist, writer, (Jewish father)
Amy Levy Img British poet, novelist,
Naomi Lewis Img British poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, (Jewish father)
Mina Loy Img British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, futurist, actress, (Jewish father)
Hugo Manning Img British poet, humanist, ExLink
Joseph Massel Img Lithuanian-born British writer, poet, translator, zionist,
Anna Mendelssohn Img British writer, poet, political activist,
Victor B. Neuburg Img British poet, writer,
Sir Francis Palgrave RWF Img British historian, critic, poet,
John Rodker Img British writer, poet, publisher,
Michael Rosen Img British novelist, poet, broadcaster,
Isaac Rosenberg RWF Img British painter, poet,
Siegfried Sassoon Img British war poet, author, (Jewish father)
Jon Silkin Img British poet,  
Vivian de Sola Pinto Img British poet, literary critic, historian,
Sir Stephen Spender RWF HW Img British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father)
James Sylvester RWF HW Img British mathematician, poet, translator,
Bento Teixeira Img Portuguese-born Brazilian poet,
Arthur Waley RWF Img British orientalist, sinologist, poet, translator,  
Humbert Wolfe Img Italian-born British poet, translator,
Canadian poets //poetCan
Elizabeth Brewster RWC Img Canadian poet, (convert to Judaism)
Leonard Cohen RWF HW Img Canadian poet, novelist, singer/songwriter,
A.M. Klein Img Ukrainian-born Canadian poet, journalist, novelist,
Irving Layton HW Img Romanian-born Canadian poet,
Norman Levine Img Canadian writer, poet,
Eli Mandel Img Canadian poet,
Seymour Mayne HW Img Canadian poet, translator,
Anne Michaels HW Img Canadian poet, novelist, (Jewish father)
Joseph Sherman Img Canadian poet, visual arts editor,
Miriam Waddington Img Canadian poet, writer, translator,
Rachel Zolf Img Canadian poet,
Czech poets //poetCze
Pavel Friedman HW Img Czech poet,
Siegfried Kapper Img Czech writer, poet,
Jiri Orten Img Czech poet,
Franz Werfel RWF HW Img Czech-born Austrian novelist, playwright, poet, librettist,
Hugo Zuckermann Czech-born Austrian poet, zionist, translator,
French poets //poetFr
Joshua Caslari French medieval leturgical poet, 
Paul Celan RWF HW Img Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator, RWN
Jean Ferrat RWC Img French singer/songwriter, poet, author,  
Edmond Fleg RWF Img Swiss-born French author, poet, historian, ExLink
Benjamin Fondane RWF HW Img Romanian-born French poet, screenwriter, literary critic,
Elie Halevy RWC German-born French poet, author, cantor,
Isidore Isou RWF Img Romanian-born French poet, film critic, visual artist,
Edmond Jabes RWF Img Egyptian-born French poet, writer, RWJ
Max Jacob RWF Img French poet, painter, writer, critic,
Gustave Kahn RWF Img French poet, art critic,
David Knout RWF HW Img Moldovan-born Russian poet, French resistance member,
Joyce Mansour Img British-born Egyptian French poet,
Eugene Manuel Img French poet,
Catulle Mendes Img French poet, librettist, (Jewish father)
Sarah Powell French poet,  
Andre Spire RWE Img French poet, writer, Minister of Labour,
Andre Suares Img French poet, critic,
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Claude Vigee HW Img French-born Israeli poet, translator, essayist,
Ilarie Voronca RWF HW Img Romanian-born French poet, essayist,
German poets //poetGer
Berthold Auerbach RWE HW Img German poet, novelist,
Michael Beer Img German playwright, poet,
Ernst Blass Img German poet, writer, critic,
Rudolf Borchardt RWN Img German poet, writer, translator,
Hilde Domin Img German poet, writer,
Albert Ehrenstein RWF HW Img Austrian-born German poet, writer,
Siegfried Einstein Img German poet, novelist, journalist,
Bruno Frank RWN Img German author, poet, dramatist, screenwriter,
Jacob Furstenthal Polish-born German poet, translator, Hebrew writer,
Yvan Goll HW Img French-born German poet, playwright, librettist,
Heinrich Heine RWF HW Img German poet, journalist, essayist, literary critic,
Paul von Heyse RWF HW Img German author, Nobel Prize (1910) (Jewish mother),
Jacob van Hoddis RWE Img Geman poet,
Johann Georg Jacobi RWF Img German poet,
Mascha Kaleko HW Img German poet,
Gertrud Kolmar HW Img German poet, writer, ExLink
Else Lasker-Schuler RWF HW Img German poet, 
Ernst Lissauer HW Img German poet, dramatist, writer,
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Img Romanian-born German language poet,  
Alfred Mombert Img German poet, ExLink
Lotte Moos Img German-born British  poet, playwright,  
Julius Mosen Img German poet, playwright,  
Erich Muhsam RWF HW Img German poet, revolutionary,
Wilhelm Muller Img German lyric poet, ???
Susskind Rashkow German poet,
Julius Rodenberg Img German poet, author,
Nelly Sachs RWF HW Img German-born Swedish poet, dramatist, Nobel Prize (1966), RWN
Moriz Seeler Img German poet, writer, film producer,
Berthold Viertel Img Austrian-born German poet, film director, screenwriter,
Alfred Wolfenstein Img German poet, playwright, translator, ExLink
Hungarian poets //poetHun
Istvan Eorsi Img Hungarian writer, novelist, poet, translator,
Gyorgy Faludy RWF Img Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Milan Fust Img Hungarian writer, poet, playwright,
Agnes Gergely HW Img Hungarian poet, writer, translator,
Joseph Kiss Hungarian poet,    ExLink
Emil Makai Img Hungarian poet, journalist, playwright, translator,
Miklos Radnoti RWE HW Img Hungarian poet,
Gabor Szanto Img Hungarian novelst, poet, editor, essayist,
Israeli poets //poetIsr
Karen Alkalay-Gut Img British--born Israeli poet, literary critic,editor,
Nathan Alterman RWF HW Img Polish-born Israeli poet, journalist, translator, writer, ExLink
Yehuda Amichai RWF HW Img German-born Israeli poet,   
Aharon Appelfeld RWF HW Img Moldovan/Ukrainian-born Israeli novelist, poet,
Tirza Atar HW Img Israeli poet, songwriter, writer, singer, translator,
David Avidan RWF HW Img Israeli poet, painter, director, screenwriter,
Yocheved Bat-Miriam RWF HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli poet,  
Maya Bejerano RWC Img Israeli poet,
Reuven Ben-Yosef RWF Img American poet, translator,
Hayyim Nachman Bialik RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, translator,
Erez Biton RWC HW Img Algerian-born Israeli poet,
T. Carmi Img American-born Israeli poet, tanslator,
Raquel Chalfi Img Israeli poet,
Sami Chetrit Img Moroccan-born Israeli poet, peace activist,
Lior Dayan RWC Img Israeli journalist, writer, actor,
Jacob Fichman RWF HW Img Moldovan-born Israeli poet, literary critic, novelist,
Aviv Geffen RWF HW Img Israeli singer/sonwriter, guitarist.
Mikhail Gendelev Img Russian-born Israeli poet,
Zrubovel Gilad Img Moldovan-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Amir Gilboa RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Leah Goldberg RWF HW Img Lithuanian/Russian-born Israeli poet, author, translator,
Haim Gouri RWF HW Img Israeli poet, novelist, journalist,
Elazar Granot RWC HW Img Israeli politician, writer,
Uri Zvi Greenberg RWF Img Polish/Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, journalist, politician,  
Haim Hefer RWF HW Img Polish-born Israeli songwriter, poet, lyricist,
Naftali Herz Imber RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, zionist, Hatikvah
Amira Hess RWC HW Img Iraqi-born Israeli actress, poet, artist,
Natan Jonathan RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Yoram Kaniuk RWF HW Img Israeli writer, painter, journalist,
Olga Kirsch Img South African-born Israeli poet,
Radu Klapper Img Romanian-born Israeli author, poet,
Abba Kovner RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Lithuanian poet, writer, partisan leader,
Hezi Leskali Img Israeli painter, choreographer, poet,
Hanoch Levin RWF HW Img Israeli author, poet, playwritht, theater director,
Ehud Manor RWF HW Img Israeli songwriter:lyricist, translator, JVL
Yehiel Mar HW Img Polish-born Israeli poet, sohgwriter:lyricist,
Zelda Mishkovsky (Zelda) RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, 
Agi Mishol Img Romanian-born Israeli poet,
Allan Moon Img Canadian-born Israeli artist, poet, singer/songwriter, producer,
Yaakov Orland RWE HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, songwriter:lyricist, translator,
Dan Pagis Img Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Paul Paun Img Romanian-born Israeli poet, translator, visual artist,
Alexander Penn HW Img Russian-born Israeli poet,
Israel Pinkas RWA HW Img Bulgarian-born Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, documentary filmmaker,
Anda Pinkerfeld Amir Img Polish-born Israeli poet, author,
Rachel Bluwstein (Rachel) RWC HW Img Russian-born Israeli poet, songwriter,
Dahlia Ravikovitch RWF HW Img Israeli poet, peace activist,
Abraham Regelson HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator, editor,
Pinchas Sadeh Img Polish/Ukrainian-born novelist, poet,
Hannah Senesh RWF HW Img Hungarian-born Israeli poet,    RWN
Aharon Shabtai Img Israeli poet, translator,
Amnon Shamosh Img Syrian-born Israeli author, poet,
Avner Shats Israeli poet, author,
Naomi Shemer RWF HW Img Israeli songwriter, composer,
David Shimoni RWF HW Img Belarusian-born Israeli author, poet, translator,
Avraham Shlonsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright,
Hanah Szenes RWC Img Palestinian parachutist, poet,
Linda Stern Zisquit Img American-born Israeli poet, editor, translator,
Abraham Sutzkever RWF HW Img Polish/Belarusian-born Lithuanian Israeli poet,
Gabriel Talphir Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, art critic, publisher, editor, translator,
Shaul Tchernichovsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, translator,
Avner Treinin HW Img Israeli poet, physical chemist,
Yona Wallach RWF HW Img Israeli poet,
Miriam Yalan-Shteklis RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli writer, poet,   
Natan Yonatan RWF Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet,
Nathan Zach RWF HW Img German-born Israeli poet, critic, editor, translator,
Nurit Zarchi Img Israeli poet, journalist,
Italian poets //poetIta
Lorenzo da Ponte RWF Img Italian poet, librettist, (3 librettos of Mozart operas)
Angiolo Orvieto Img Italian poet, publisher,
Umberto Saba RWF Img Italian poet, novelist, (Jewish mother)
Guido da Verona Img Italian poet, novelist,
Annie Vivanti RWF Img Italian writer, poet, (Jewish mother)
Polish poets //poetPol
Krzysztof Baczynski Img Polish poet, (Jewish mother)
Jan Brzechwa RWF Img Ukrainian-born Polish authror, poet, translator,
Mordechai Gebirtig RWF HW Img Polish poet,songwriter:lyricist, composer, "S'brent"
Zuzanna Ginczanka Img Ukrainian-born Polish poet,
Bruno Jasienski RWF Img Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Mieczyslaw Jastrun Img Polish poet, essayist, translator,
Jerzy Jurandot RWF Img Polish poet, dramatist, satirist, songwriter,
Antoni Lange RWF  Img Polish poet, writer, philosopher, polyglot, reporter, translator,
Henryka Lazowertowna Img Polish lyric poet,
Baron Stanislaw Lec RWF HW Img Polish/Ukrainian-born  poet,
Boleslaw Lesmian RWF Img Polish poet, artist, translator,
Adam Mickiewicz RWF HW Img Polish/Belarusian-born poet, (Jewish mother)  RWN
Leon Pasternak Img Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, satirist,
Zusman Segalovitsh HW Img Polish poet, writer,   
Antoni Slonimski RWF HW Img Polish poet, playwright, literary critic,
Juliusz Slowacki Img Polish poet, (Jewish mother) disputed
Leopold Staff RWF Img Polish/Ukrainian-born poet, writer,   
Anatol Stern RWF HW Img Polish poet, screenwriter, art critic, translator, director,
Wladyslaw Szlengel Img Polish-born poet, lyricist, journalist, stage actor,
Jonas Turkow HW Img Polish-born Israeli actor, stage manager, director, writer,
Julian Tuwim RWF HW Img Polish poet, novelist, translator, RWN
Aleksander Wat Img Polish poet, art critic, translator,
Adam Wazyk Img Polish poet, writer, 
Kazimierz Wierzynski Img Polish poet, journalist,  
Andrzej Wlast RWF Img Polish songwriter:lyricist,
Romanian poets //poetRom
Camil Baltazar Img Romanian poet,
Horia Bonciu Img Romanian novelist, poet, journalist, translator,
Paul Celan RWF HW Img Romanian/Ukrainian-born French poet, translator,
Gherasim Luca RWF HW Img Romanian poet, collage artist,
Florin Mugur Img Romanian poet, essayist, editor,  
Sasa Pana HW Img Romanian abant-garde poet, novelist, Alexandru Binder
Boris Potemkin RWF Img Soviet songwriter, poet,
Moshe Ronetti-Roman Img Romanian poet,   
Tristan Tzara RWF HW Img Romanian-born French journalist, playwright, poet, literary/art critic, composer,
Russian/Soviet poets //poetRuss
Elena Akselrod RWF Img Belarusian-born Russian poet, translator,
Margarita Aliger RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, journalist, RWN
Pavel Antokolsky RWF Img Russian poet, translator, essayist, RWN
Eduard Bagritsky RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright, RWN
Agniya Barto RWF Img Russian poet, writer,  screenwriter,
Alexander Bezymensky Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,
Zmirtok Biadula Img Belarusian-born poet, prose writer, political writer,
Veniamin Blazhenny Img Belarusian-born Russian christian poet,
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Img Russian-born Soviet poet, essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) RWN
Dmitry Bykov RWF Img Russian wrter, poet, journalist,
Sasha Cherny RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, satirist, children's writer,
Korney Chukovsky RWF HW Img Russian poet, writer, literary critic, (Jewish father)
Lydia Chukovskaya RWF Img Russian writer, poet,
Yuli Daniel Img Russian writer, translator, poet,
Yevgeny Dolmatovsky RWF Img Russian poet, librettist, songwriter, lyricist, RWN
Aleksandr Drakokhrust Russian-born Belarusian poet, journalist, translator,
Ovsei Driz RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet,
Itzik Feffer RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, writer,    RWN
Mark Freidkin RWF Img Tajik-born Russian poet, author, translator, singer,
Simon Frug RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, lyricist, author, RWN
Alexander Galich RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, screenwriter, playwright, singer/songwriter,
Inna Goff RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, author,
David Gofshtein RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Jewish poet, RWN
Leon Gordon Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet, novelist,
Judah Gordon Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Alexander Gorodnitsky RWE Img Soviet/Russian poet, bard, geologist, ocenographer,
Naum Grebnyov RWF Img Cinian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Igor Guberman RWF Img Russian-born writer, poet,
Semyon Gudzenko RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, (Jewish mother) RWN
David Hofstein Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Vera Inber RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator, RWN
Sergey Izgiyayev Img Soviet/Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Bruno Jasienski RWF Img Polish-born Russian author, poet, playwright, (Jewish father)
Rimma Kazakova RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, lyricist (songs) (Jewish mother)
Vladislav Khodasevich RWF Img Russian poet, literary critic, translator, (Jewish mother)
Semyon Kirsanov RWM Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator,
Pavel Kogan RWN Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet,
Naum Korzhavin RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, playwright,
Arkady Kots RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian proletarian poet,
Abba Kovner RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Lithuanian poet, writer, partisan leader,
Sasha Krasny Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, songwriter,
Alexander Kushner RWF Img Russian poet,
Leib Kvitko RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian Yiddish poet, author,
Vladimir Lantsberg RWE Img Russian poet, songwriter, bard, teacher,
Micha Lebensohn RWE Img Lithuanian-born Russian poet,
Haim Lensky Img Belarusian-born Russian poet,
Yuri Levitansky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian/Soviet poet, translator, RWN
Semyon Lipkin RWN Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator,
Benedikt Livshits RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, writer, translator,
Osip Mandelstam RWF HW Img Polish-born Russian poet, novelist, translator, critic, RWN
Itzik Manger RWF HW Img Ukrainian/Romanian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, writer,
Peretz Markish RWF HW Img Ukrainian-born Yiddish poet, playwright, novelist, RWN
Samuil Marshak RWF HW Img Soviet poet, satirist, translator, playwright, screenwriter,
Vladimir Mass RWF Img Russian author, playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, poet,
Nikolai Minsky RWF Img Belarusian-born poet, writer,
Yunna Morits RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, screenwriter,
Semyon Nadson RWF Img Russian poet, (Jewish paternal grandfather)
Valentin Parnakh RWF Img Russian poet, choreographer, Russian jazz co-founder, RWN
Sophia Parnok RWF Img Russian poet, translator, RWN
Boris Pasternak RWF HW Img Russian poet, writer, translator, Nobel Prize (1958)
Boris Potemkin RWF Img Soviet songwriter, poet,
Elizaveta Polonskaya RWE Img Russian poet, translator, journalist, Serapion Brothers
Grigory Pozhenyan RWM Img Ukrainian-born poet, screenwriter, songwriter, (Jewish mother)
Yevgeny Rein RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, novelist, screenwriter,
David Samoylov RWF HW Img Russian poet, translator, songwriter:lyricist, RWN
Genrikh Sapgir RWN Img Russian poet, fiction writer,
Vissarion Sayanov Img Russian author, poet,  
Ilya Selvinsky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian writer, poet,
Igor Shaferan RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian author, poet, songwriter:lyricist,
Vadim Shershenevich RWF Img Russian-born Soviet poet, translator, (Jewish mother)
Zalman Shneour RWN Img Belarusiuan-born Yiddish poet,
Elena Shvarts RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet,
Moris Slobodsky RWF Img Russian/Soviet playwright, screenwriter, novelist, poet,
Boris Slutsky RWF Img Ukrainian-born Russian poet, translator, RWN
Isaak Sobolev RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet,
Arkady Steinberg RWN Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, translator, painter,
Jacob Steinberg Img Ukrainian-born Israeli poet, playwright, 
Mikhail Svetlov RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet poet, RWN
Mikhail Tanich RWF Img Russian songwriter:lyricist, RWN
Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya RWF Img Russian poet, playwright, translator,
Iosif Utkin RWF Img Chinese-born Russian/Soviet  poet, journalist, RWN
Aron Vergelis RWF Img Ukrainian-born Soviet Yiddish poet, translator,
Yevgeny Vinokurov RWF Img Soviet/Russian poet, (Jewish mother)
Mikhail Volkov RWE Russian-born Israeli songwriter,  poet, bard,
Vladimir Vysotsky RWF HW Img Russian singer/songwriter, poet, film/theater actor, (Jewish father)
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Boris Zakhoder RWF Img Moldovan-born Russian poet, translator, screenwriter,
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Lionel Abrahams Img South African novelist, poet, editor, publisher, critic,
Gerzel Baazov RWF HW Img Georgian poet, playwright,  
Ya'qub Bilbul Iraqi poet,
Charles Brasch Img New Zealand literary critic, poet, art patron,
Oskar Davico RWE Img Serbian poet, novelist,  
Miroslav Feldman RWE Img Croatian poet, writer,
Hirsh Glick RWN Img Polish/Lithuanian-born poet, partisan,
Lars Gustafsson RWF Img Swedish poet, novelist, scholar, (convert to Judaism)
Roya Hakakian HW Img Iranian-born American poet, journalist, writer,
Jan Heller Levi Img American-born Swiss poet,
Henrik Hertz Img Danish poet, playwright,
Ivan Goran Kovacic Img Croatian poet, writer, (Jewish mother)
Asko Kunnap Img Estonian poet, designer, ???
Jiri Langer Img Czech-born Israeli poet, scholar, journalist,
Nahum Ma'arabi Moroccan poet, translator,
Myriam Moscona Img Mexican journalist, translator, poet,
Israel Querido Img Dutch poet, novelist,   
Anne Ranasinghe Img German-born Sri Lankan poet,
Mauricio Rosencof Img Uruguayan-born playwright, poet, journalist,
Gabriel Rosenstock Img Irish poet, haikuist, translator,
Viktor Rosenzweig Img Serbian-born Croatian poet, writer, communist,
Hugo Salus Img Czech gynecologist, writer, poet,
Shalom Shabazi RWE HW Img Yemenite poet,
Pia Tafdrup Img Danish writer, poet,
Alfonso Martinez de Toledo Img Spanish poet, writer,
Regina Ullmann Img Swiss poet,
Giuseppe Ungaretti Img Egyptian-born Italian poet, 
Ilse Weber Img Czech poet, songwriter:lyricist,
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Judah Abravanel RWE HW Img 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 Img Spanish poet, historian, philosopher,
Abraham ibn Ezra RWF HW Img 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 Img Spanish philosopher, poet, RWN
Antonio Gomez Img Spanish dramatist, poet, novelist,
Yehuda Halevi RWF HW Img Spanish philosopher, poet, 12th century, RWN
Samuel HaNagid RWC Img 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 Img Spanish lyric poet,
Jorge Manrique Img Spanish poet,
Juan de Mena Img Spanish poet, (converso)
Jorge de Montemayor RWC Portuguese-born Spanish novelist, poet,   
Samuel ibn Naghrela Img Spanish poet,
Ahimaaz ben Paltiel Italian poet, historian, 10th century
Fernando Pessoa Img 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 Img Dutch merchant, poet, philanthropist,
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Pulitzer Prize ==>
Carl Dennis Img Practical Gods 2002
Louise Gluck RWF Img The Wikd Iris 1993
Jorie Graham Img The Dream of the Unified Field 1996
Robert Hass Img Time and Materials 2008
Anthony Hecht RWF Img The Hard Hours 1968
Richard Howard Img Untitled Subjects 1970
Maxine Kumin Img Up Country 1973
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img Selected Poems 1928-1958 1959
Philip Levine Img The Simple Truth 1995
Robert Lowell Img American poet, (Jewish descent) 1947
Lisel Mueller Img Alive Together: New and Selected Poems 1997 Jewish father
Howard Nemerov HW Img Collected Poems 1978
George Oppen Img Of Being Numerous 1969
Philip Schultz Img Failure 2008
Karl Shapiro HW Img V-Letter and Other Poems 1945
Louis Simpson Img The End of the Open Road 1964 Jewish mother
Gary Snyder RWF Img Tartle Island 1975
Mark Strand HW Img Blizzard of One 1999
C.K. Williams Img Repair 2000
William Williams Img Picture from Brueghel 1963 Jewish maternal descent
Marya Zaturenska Img Cold Morning Sky 1938 Jinfo
PulitzerPrizeForPoetry/wiki
National Book Award : Poetry
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Img The Fall of America: Poems of these states 1965-1971 1974
Marilyn Hacker Img Presentation Piece 1975
Robert Hass Img Time and Materials 2007
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img Passing Through: The Later Poems 1995
Philip Levine Img What Work Is 1991
Ashes: Poems New and Old 1980
Lisel Mueller Img The Need to Hold Still 1981 Jewish father
Howard Nemerov HW Img The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov 1978
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Img Diving into the Wreck : Poems 1971-1972 1974 Jewish father
Gerald Stern Img This Time: New and Selected Poems 1998
Ruth Stone Img In The Next Galaxy 2002
C.K. Williams Img Paterson: 1950
NationalBookAward/wiki
Poet Laureate Consultant (USA)
Joseph Auslander Img American poet, novelist,  1937/41
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Img Russian-born Soviet poet and essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) 1991/92
Louise Gluck RWF Img American poet, (Jewish father) 2003/04
Anthony Hecht RWF Img American poet, 1982/84
Daniel Hoffman Img American poet, essayist, 1973/74
Maxine Kumin Img American poet, author, 1981/82
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img American poet, 2000/01
Philip Levine Img American anarchist poet, 2011/12
Robert Lowell Img American poet, (Jewish descent) 1947/48
Howard Nemerov HW Img American poet, author and editor, 1963/64
Robert Pinsky RWF HW Img American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, 1997/2000
Karl Shapiro HW Img American poet, author, editor, 1946/47
Sir Stephen Spender RWF HW Img British poet, novelist, essayist, (Jewish maternal grandmother, Jewish father) 1965
Mark Strand HW Img Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator, 1990/91
Louis Untermeyer Img American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,    1961/63
PoetLaureatConsultant/USA/wiki
Bollingen Prize
Charles Bernstein RWF Img American poet, critic, educator,  2019
Louise Gluck RWF Img American poet, (Jewish father) 2001
Allen Grossman Img American poet, language/literary scholar,  2009
Anthony Hecht RWF Img American poet, 1983
John Hollander Img American poet, literary critic, 1983
David Ignatow Img American poet, 1977
Kenneth Koch RWF Img American poet, playwright, 1995
Stanley Kunitz RWF HW Img American poet, educator, 1987
Adrienne Rich RWF HW Img American poet, teacher, writer, 2003 Jewish father
Laura Riding RWF Img American poet, critic, novelist, essayist, 1991
Delmore Schwartz HW Img American poet, writer, 1960
Karl Shapiro HW Img American poet, author, editor, 1969
Gary Snyder RWF Img American poet, essayist, environmental activist, 1997
Mark Strand HW Img Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator, 1993
William Williams Img American poet, critic, (Jewish maternal descent) 1953 Jewish maternal descent
BollingenPrize/wiki
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