Famous American Poets  

          There have been several acclaimed poets throughout the literature history of the United States. Some wrote about love and death, while others wrote about freedom and war. However, these famous American poets covered numerous genres and topics. The poets had a great impact on the society and culture, and they are assured a place of respect in history. More...

 

William Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare Biography

William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564. The records state that he died on April 23, 1616. He is one of England’s most highly regarded writers, playwrights and poets. He is known as Bard of Avon by those who admire his work today, and they celebrate his birthday on St. George’s day. He is also referred to as the national poet of the country. More...

 

Edgar Allen Poe Biography

Edgar Allen Poe Biography

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, and he died in 1849. He was one of the shortest lived poets of the United States. Besides being a poet, Poe was a critic, author, and also a short story writer. He has contributed greatly to the world of literature in his short life. One of the most popular chilling and gruesome story of his time was “The Fall of the House of Usher” in 1840.More...

 

 

Maya Angelou Biography

Maya Angelou Biography

Maya Angelou is a popular American author, freedom writer, poet, song writer, stage performer, dancer, screen producer and also playwright. She had written quite a few autobiographical books and the most popular ones are All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, The Heart of a Woman, Singin' and Swingin' and Getting Merry Like Christmas, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings and many more.More...

Langston Hughes Biography

Langston Hughes Biography

Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Mississippi on February 1, 1902. He was the second child born to Mercer Langston, who was a school teacher, and James Hughes. His parents were from mixed races, and Langston had a mixed blood of African American, European American and Native American lineages. He lived in several places in his childhood as his family moved around a lot. His paternal grandmother was African American, while his paternal great grandfathers’ were Scottish and Jewish descent.More...

 

 

Shel Silverstein Autobiography

Shel Silverstein Autobiography

Shel Silverstein is one of the most popular poets of modern day America. In addition, he was a children’s writer, song writer, cartoonist, illustrator and author. He was multi-talented taking into consideration the numerous domains of writing and drawing that he covered.More...

 

 

 

 

    
 

Poet :

List-Of-Famous-Poets      Most people who read are influenced by poetry at some point or the other in their lives. We read poetry as a part of growing up, and they always awake a literary sense in us. Reading poetry is like going through a journey within. Also, poets are immortalized through their work, and people remember them forever. There have been several poets who were famous and have contributed a large amount of work to the society. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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