state.by.state | women.poets.illinois

Illinois colton-1855

Dorothy Keeley Aldis (1896 – 1966)

Dawn-Michelle Baude (1959 – present)

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 – 2000)

Julia B. Cameron (1948 – present)

Florence Byrne Cartwright (1863 – 1944)

Ana Castillo (1953 – present)

Maxine Chernoff (1952 – present)

Sandra Cisneros (1954 – present)

Josephine [Ina] Donna Coolbrith (1841 – 1928)

Mary Alice Dawe Hunter Downie (1934 – present)

Gerina Dunwich (1959 – present)

Hilda Butler Farr (1894 – 1969)

Jeannette Howard Foster (1895 – 1981)

Leilani [Lani] Hall (1945 – present)

Angela Jackson (1951 – present)

Faye Kicknosway (1936 – present)

Janet Loxley Lewis (1899 – 1998)

Sharon Mesmer (1960 – present)

Harriet Monroe (1860 – 1936)

Lisel Mueller (1924 – present)

Marilyn Pauline [Kim] Novak (1933 – present)

Linda Sue Park (1960 – present)

Myrtle Reed (1874 – 1911)

Carolyn M. Rodgers (1941 – 2010)

Susan M. Schultz (1958 – present)

Judith Tannenbaum (1947 – present)

Dorothea Tanning (1910 – 2012)

Eunice Tietjens (1884 – 1944)

Leslie Ullman (1947 – present)

Edith Franklin Wyatt (1873 – 1958)

Camille Yarbrough (1938 – present)

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Sources: Poets.org, PoetryFoundation.org

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