Poets and Poetry (beyond Hebrew)

For resources and poets IN Hebrew and in translation FROM Hebrew, see Hebrew Poetry Resources. For resources and poets in other languages, including those published originally in Hebrew, see below:

General Poetry Resources

Global Literature in Libraries

Project helps raise the visibility of world literature for adults and children at the local, national and international levels.

Lift Every Voice

Celebrating 250 years of African American poetry, with materials from libraries around the country,

Poetry River

Connections to poets of diverse backgrounds, “docupoetry,” and other resources, emphasizing online and open access sources.

The Trope Tank

Lab/Studio focusing on new poetic practices around computation and language.

Poets and Poems

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (contemporary)

Contemporary poet, part of the Line Assembly project, director of Chautauqua Institution Writers’ Festival, and associate professor at UMass-Boston.

May Miller (1899-1995)

May Miller is a DC poet and playwright also associated with the Harlem Renaissance.

Mohja Kahf (contemporary)

Syrian-American poet, novelist, and professor, born in the U.S. to a family of exiles.

Taha Muhammad Ali (1931 – 2011)

An autodidact who was born in Palestine (1931) and began publishing poetry, while running a souvenir shop in Nazareth in the 1970s.

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