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Listed below are Mississippi writers known to write poetry. A plus sign (+) after an author's name indicates he or she also has written in other genres. If you would like to suggest additional writers to include here or if you find an error, please let us know.

  1. Margaret Walker Alexander+ (1915-1998)
  2. James A. Autry+ (1933-    )
  3. Angela Ball (1952-    )
  4. Steven Barthelme+ (1951-    )
  5. Randolph Bates (1945-   )
  6. Katherine Bellamann+ (1877-1956)
  7. D. C. Berry (1942-    )
  8. Samuel Newton Berryhill (1832-1877)
  9. Maxwell Bodenheim+ (1892-1954)
  10. Sherwood Bonner+ (1849-1883)
  11. Theodore Bozeman (1955-   )
  12. Charles Braxton+ (1961-    )
  13. besmilr brigham (1923-    )
  14. Virgia Brocks-Shedd (1943-   )
  15. Jonathan Henderson Brooks (1905-1945)
  16. Isabella M. Brown (1917-   )
  17. Jimmy Buffett+ (1946-   )
  18. William Burt (1950-   )
  19. Jack Butler+ (1944-    )
  20. Turner Cassity (1929-   )
  21. Cecile Brown Clement (1932-   )
  22. Willie Cook (1929-   )
  23. Carol Cox (1946-   )
  24. Hubert Creekmore+ (1907-1966)
  25. John Crews+ (1926-   )
  26. Jack Crocker+ (1940-   )
  27. Henry Dalton (1909-   )
  28. David Davis+ (1948-    )
  29. Rosalie Burkes Daniels+ (1944-   )
  30. Jean Davidson (1947-   )
  31. Louis Dollarhide+ (1918-    )
  32. Sybil Pittman Estess+ (1942-   )
  33. William Clark Falkner+ (1826-1889)
  34. William Faulkner+ (1897-1962)
  35. Claire T. Feild+ (1946-     )
  36. Jack Fenwick (1911-   )
  37. Charles Henri Ford (1913-    )
  38. John P. Freeman (1942-   )
  39. Richard Freis (1939-   )
  40. David Galef+ (1959-    )
  41. Sid Graves (1946-   )
  42. Douglas Gray+ (1948-   )
  43. Robert Hamblin+ (1938-   )
  44. Rabiul Hasan+
  45. Brooks Haxton (1950-    )
  46. Joyce Hollingsworth-Barkley (1929-   )
  47. M. Carl Holman+ (1919-   )
  48. Rebecca Hood-Adams+ (1949-   )
  49. T. R. Hummer (1950-    )
  50. Angela Jackson+ (1951-   )
  51. Aurolyn Charise Jacobs (1957-   )
  52. Joan Johnson+ (1953-   )
  53. Larry Johnson+ (1945-   )
  54. Emory Davis Jones (1944-    )
  55. Margaret Kent (1941-   )
  56. Etheridge Knight (1931-1991)
  57. Philip C. Kolin
  58. Muna Lee (1895-1965)
  59. Sinclair O. Lewis (1930-   )
  60. Rosewell Graves Lowrey+ (1895-1979)
  61. Richard Lyons (1951-    )
  62. Walter Malone (1866-1915)
  63. William Mills+ (1935-    )
  64. Karen Mitchell (1955-    )
  65. Charles Moorman (1925-   )
  66. Gary Myers (1950-    )
  67. Sandra Napier-Dyess (1954-   )
  68. Eliza Jane Poitevant Nicholson: See Pearl Rivers (1849-1896)
  69. John Nixon, Jr. (1924-   )
  70. Stephen Owen+ (1946-   )
  71. Patsy Clark Pace (1929-   )
  72. Linda Peavy+ (1943-   )
  73. William Alexander Percy+ (1885-1942)
  74. Erin Clayton Pitner (1921-   )
  75. Sterling D. Plumpp (1940-    )
  76. Noel Polk+ (1943-   )
  77. Margaret Porter (1949-   )
  78. Samuel Prestridge+ (1952-   )
  79. Susan Prospere (1952-    )
  80. Shannon Riley+ (1941-   )
  81. Pearl Rivers (1849-1896)
  82. Lavine Rogers (1929-   )
  83. Paul Ruffin+ (1941-   )
  84. Irwin Russell+ (1853-1879)
  85. Velma Sanders (1912-1979)
  86. Robert Sargent (1912-   )
  87. Brenda E. Sartoris (1940-   )
  88. Jessie Schell (1941-   )
  89. James Seay (1939-    )
  90. Jean-Marc Sens (1959-    )
  91. Aleda Shirley (1955-    )
  92. Jes Simmons+ (1954-   )
  93. Sue C. Spigner (1939-   )
  94. Frank Stanford+ (1949-1978)
  95. John Stone+ (1936-    )
  96. William Sullivan (1942-   )
  97. Glenn Robert Swetman+ (1936-   )
  98. Donna Tartt+ (1963-    )
  99. Henry Tim [Chambers] (1903-   )
  100. Glennray Tutor+ (1950-   )
  101. Dorothy Twiss (1928-   )
  102. Ovid Vickers+ (1930-    )
  103. Jerry Ward (1943-    )
  104. Catherine Ann Warfield+ (1816-1877)
  105. Nagueyalti Warren (1947-   )
  106. Nayo-Barbara Malcolm Watkins+ (1940-   )
  107. Eudora Welty+ (1909-2001)
  108. John Milton Wesley+ (1948-   )
  109. James Whitehead+ (1936-2003)
  110. Benjamin Williams (1947-   )
  111. John A[lfred] Williams+ (1925-     )
  112. Otis Williams (1939-1997)
  113. Tennessee Williams+ (1911-1983)
  114. Austin Wilson (1943-    )
  115. Richard Wright+ (1908-1960)
  116. Gayle Graham Yates+ (1940-   )
  117. Al Young+ (1939-    )
  118. Stark Young+ (1881-1963)
  119. Ahmos Zu-Bolton II (1935-2005)


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