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California Women Poets

A | Lisa Dominguez AbrahamMillicent Borges AccardiAmanda AckermanKim AddonizioOpal Palmer AdisaGwendolyn AlleyJoanne AllredMaureen AlsopKarla M. Andersdatter, Susan Noyes AndersonRae ArmantroutAngela June ArmstrongMary Armstrong, Marcia ArrietaSally Ashton, Sarai Austin,

B | Jane BaileyJanet BakerCharlene BaldridgeJoan BaranowCathy BarberAileen BaronDorothy BarresiVirginia BarrettAnita BarrowsMelissa BenhamSandy Sue Benitez, Karen BenkeHenri BensussenRachelle BenvenisteStella BeratlisSara BerkeleyElizabeth A. BernsteinLisa Bernstein aka Lisa BJane BesenEve West BessierArlene Biala, Michelle BittingChana BlochElizabeth BlockFrancesca Lia Block, Laurel Ann BogenMegan BohigianBonnie Bolling, Laure-Anne BosselaarLori BoulardHeather Bourbeau, Catharine Bramkamp, Kate BravermanAnita Susan Brenner, Michelle Brittan, Lynne BronsteinAriele Ruth Brooke,  Andrea Carter BrownHeather M. BrowneStephanie BrownSusan BrowneKate BuckleyClaire BurchJanet ButlerElena Karina Byrne,

C | CaminchaJanine CananXochiquetzal CandelariaPatricia E. Canterbury, Cathy Capozzoli, Jo-Anne Cappeluti, Eva La Salle Caram, Hélène Cardona, Julie A. Carr, Bella Mahaya Carter, Marie Cartier, Patricia Caspers, Jessica Ceballos, Deborah CelizicLorna Dee Cervantes,  Irene Chadwick, Nikia Chaney, Victoria Chang, Yu-Han Chao, Caludia Chapline, Elizabeth Biller Chapman, Grace Chappell, Lisa Cheby, Ching-In Chen, Maxine Chernoff, Marilyn Chin, Jeanne E. Clark, Karen Claussen, Jeannette Marie Clough, Lisa Coffman, Susan Cohen, Nan Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Julia Connor, Gillian Conoley, Marsha Truman Cooper, chella courington, Pamela Cranston, Kelly Cressio-Moeller, Sue Cronmiller, Mary Pacifico Curtis

D | Rachel Dacus, Beverly Dahlen, Ruth Daigon, Victoria Dalkey, Elaine Dallman, Catherine Daly, Karen Daniels, Ab Davis, Carol V. Davis, Laura Davis, Lori Davis, Nicelle Davis, Lucille Lang Day, Marsha De La O, Natalie Diaz, Yvonne de la Vega, Janet DeBar, Tracy DeBrincat, Rafella Del Bourgo, Lorene Delany-Ullman, Tiffany Denman, Christine DeSimone, Michelle Detorie, Leconté Dill, Carolyn Dille, Diane di Prima, Carol Dorf, Sharon Doubiago, Linda Dove, Lucia Galloway Dick, Camille Dungy, Carolyn Dunn,

E | Nancy Edwards, Terry Ehret, Robin Ekiss, Ana Elsner, Gail Rudd Entrekin, Maureen Eppstein, Catherine Henley Erickson, Sarah Estes, Kate Evans, Martha Evans,

F | Mary Fabilli, Jenny Factor, Sharon Fain, Marcia Falk, Alexis Fancher, Farnaz Fatemi, Jessica Fisher, Molly Fisk, Jamie Asaye FitzGerald, Casey FitzSimons, Jeanne Foster, Rebecca Foust, Diane Frank, Kathleen Fraser, Mary Freericks, Catherine French, Jean French, Deborah Fruchey, Gloria Frym

G | Diane Gage, Kate Gale, Sally M. Gall, Marcene Dandolfo, Diana Garcia, evvy garrett, Lisa Gale Garrigues, Nancy Gauquier, Thea Gavin, Trina Gaynon, Joan Gelfand, Amy Gerstler, Sandra M. Gilbert, Dorina Lazo Gilmore, Aracelis Girmay, Maria Gitin, Madeline Gleason, Maggie Glover, Dale Going, Judith Goldhaber, liz gonzalez, D R Goodman, Caroline Goodwin, Christine Gosnay, Erica Gross, Rae Gouirand, Grace Marie Grafton, Alice Wirth Gray, Megan O’Reilly Green, Karen Greenbaum-Maya, Miriam Bird Greenberg, Carol Lynn Grellas, Kimberly Grey, Susan Griffin, Dorothea Grossman, Susan Anne Gubernat, Lara Gularte, Carol L. Gunther, Kathleen Gunton, Sonia Gutiérrez,

H | Judy Halebsky, Corinne Clegg Hales, Judith Hall, Leilani Hall, Shadab Hashmi, Katherine Hastings, Marjorie Hawksworth, Eloise Klein Healy, Susan Hecht, Mary Hedin, Peggy Heinrich, Lyn Hejinian, Lisa Helfer, Dianna Henning, Carol Henrie, Claudia D. Hernández, Parthenia M. Hicks, Donna Hilbert, Nellie Hill, Brenda Hillman, Mimi Walter Hinman, Jane Hirshfield, Danna Hobart, Marilyn Hochheiser, Jen Hofer, Karen Holden, Noni Hower, Ann Juang, Vicki Hudson, Nan Hunt, Maureen Hurley, Heather Hutcheson, Christina Hutchins,

I | Thea Iberall, Alta Ifland, Ruth G. Iodice, Susan K. Ito,

J | Ashaki M. Jackson, Maggie Jaffe, Jean Janzen, Estelle Jelinek, Joyce Jenkins, Dorine Jennette, Sheila Goldburgh Johnson, Marianne Johnson, Alice Jones, Lois P. Jones, Georgia Jones-Davis, Natasha Josefowitz, Erin Jourdan, Judy Juanita,

K | Rachel Kann, Genevieve Kaplan, Karen Kelsay, Persis Karim, Pamala Karol, Muriel Karr, Pearl L. Karrer, Kristen Imani Kasai, Margaret Kaufman, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Karen Kelsay, Dawn Kemper, Susan Kennedy, Karen Kenyon, Christine Kiefer, Kathy Keith, Blair Kilpatrick, Daphne Rose Kingma, Maxine Hong Kingston, Sophie Klahr, Lois Klein, Mary Julia Klimenko, Tracey Knapp, Lynne Knight, Phyllis Koestenbaum, Deborah P Kolodji, Susa Kolodny, Lynda Koolish, Judy Kronenfeld, Geraldine Kudaka, Keetje Kuipers,

L | Joan La Bombard, Joyce La Mers, Jennifer Langier, Jeanne Lance, Danusha Lameris, Allison Landa, Maxine Landis, Rachel Langille, Meredith Laskow, Ronda Lawson, Anne Leahy, Mary Leary, Marie Lecrivain, Karen An-hwei Lee, Priscilla Lee, Emily Wortis Leider, Gabrielle LeMay, Lucia Lemieux, Raina Leon, Mari L’Esperance, Sylvia Levinson, Robin Coste Lewis, Ali Liebegott, Genny Limm, Ada Limón,  Susan Lipson, Christina Lloyd, Mona Locke, Rachel Loden, Cathleen Long, Perie Longo, Paula C. Lowe, Naomi Ruth Lowiwnsky, Pamela Lu, Leah Lubin, Krista Lukas, Suzanne Lummis,  Pacyinz Lyfoung, Annette Peters Lynch, Kathleen Lynch

M | Mary Mackey, Sarah Maclay, Ruth Madievsky, Tamara Madison, Devorah Major, Eileen Malone, Barbara Maloutas, Arlene Mandell, Angela Consolo Mankiewicz, Katie Manning, Victoria Lena Manyarrows, Adrianne Marcus, Alice Marini, Joan Martin, Diane K. Martin, Seretta Martin, Louise Mathias, Nicole Mauro, Joneve McCormick, Susan McDonald, Jennifer McDowell, Mary Ann McFadden, Sheila McMullin, Elnora McNaughton, Marylee McNeal, Sandra McPherson, Jane Mead, Deborah Meadows, Martha Meltzer, Erica Mena, Ann Menebroker, Sarah Menefee, Allison Meraz, Alexa Mergen, Deena Metzger, Sara Miles, Carly Joy Miller, Carolyn Miller, Lorraine Millings, elena minor, Janice Mirikitani, Toni Mirosevich, Penelope Moffet, Leslie Monsour, Marilynn Montaño, Diane Lee Moomey, janell moon moon, Cherrie Moraga, Laura Moriarty, LJ Moore, Kristi Moos, Jennifer Moxley, Lois Moyels, Sara Mumolo, Merilene M. Murphy, Carol Muske-Dukes,

N | Rochelle Nameroff, Brenda Nasio, Louise Nayer, Robbi Nester, Martina Newberry, Jeanne M. Nichols, Kimberly Nichols, Kelli Anne Noftle, Camille Norton, Estelle Gershgoren Novak, Joyce Nower, Jax NTP, Heidi Nye,

O | Kaya Oakes, Gwynn O’Gara, Kirsten E. Ogden, Isobel O’Hare, Diana O’Hehir, Sharon Olds, Carole Simmons Oles, Mary Oliver, Regina O’Melveny, Kristen Orser, Lisa Allen Ortiz, Wendy Ortiz

P | Judith Pacht, Melinda Palacio, Pamela Lynn Palmer, Julia Park, Elizabeth Percer, C. E. (Elizabeth) Perry, Pianta, Jessica Piazza, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Valerie Polichar, Cati Porter, Evelyn Posamentier, Connie Post, Irene Praitis, Stephanie Pressman, Jean Pumphrey, Peg Alford Pursell, Jeanne Powell, Holly Prado,

Q | Barbara Quick,

R | Diane Raab, Zara Raab, Rebecca Radner, Lydia Rand, Lisa Raphals, Amaranth Ravva, Susan Rawlins, Claudia M. Reder, Lois Larrance Requist, Luivette Resto, Barbara Jane Reyes, Veronica Reyes, Ruth Rice, Rachel Richardson, Michelle Richmond, Lisa Rizzo, Ariel Robello, Suzanne Roberts, Jaime Robles, Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, Martha Ronk, Wendy Rose, Diana Rosen, Sylvia Rosen, Sarah Rosenthal, Elizabeth Rosner, Suzanne Roszak, Tracy Royce, Pamela Russell,

S | C.J. Sage, Dixie Salazar, Denise Saleh, Lisa Marie, Sandoval, Cathie Sandstrom, Sally Love Saunders, Shelley Savren, Maxine Scates, Linda Scheller, Susan Schiff, Ruth Wildes SchulerEdythe Haendel SchwartzLeah Schweitzer, Anna Scotti,Anna Sears, Nina Serrano, Patty Seyburn, Ntozake Shange, Helen Shanley, Deirdre Sharett, S. Pearl Sharp, Cathryn Shea, Marcy Sheiner, Martha A. Shelley, Edith Shifffert, Nancy Shiffrin, Kim Shuck, Noelle Sickels, Tere Sievers, Allegra Silberstein, Beverly Silva, Maurya Simon, Jean Sirius, Apryl Skies, adele slaughter, Margery Snyder, Annah Sobelman, Mary Ellen Solt, Dian Sousa, Lily Iona Soucie, Roberta L. Spear, Debra Spencer, Jeanne Marie Spicuzza, Jane Lyn Stahl, Margaret Stawowy, Jan Steckel, Marian Steele, Hannah Stein, Melissa Stein, Joan Stepp Smith, Janet Sternberg, Doreen Stock, Arlene Stone, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Phyllis Stowell, Jane Strong, Amber Coverdale Sumrall, Amy Suzara, Jennifer K. Sweeney, Ruth Swensen,

T | Rhonda Talbot, Anne Tammel, Judith Tannenbaum, Judith Taylor, Susan Terence, Susan Terris, Amber Flora Thomas, Sandy Thomas, Lynne Thompson, Mary Langer Thompson, Deborah Tobola, Marissa Bell Toffoli, Sarah Tolchin, Carine Topal, Elizabeth TreadwellPatti TrimbleMaja Trochimczyk,  Kathleen Tyler,

U | Amy Uyematsu

V | Gloria Vando, Lequita Vance-Watkins, Patrice Vecchione, Sharon Venezio,

W | Jeanne Wagner, Lyzette Wanser, Diane Ward, Alli Warren, Romaine Washington, Lynn Watson, Gilliam Wegener, Ruth Weiss, Judy Wells, Ann Wehrman, Florence Weinberger, Denise R. WeuveBetty Coon WheelwrightArisa WhiteTheresa Whitehill, Penny Wilkes, Toni L. Wilkes, Anne Wilson, Leonore Wilson, Jessica WilsonSara WintzAdrienne WolfertSholeh WolpeTerry WolvertonNellie WongJoan Marie WoodKobina Wright

Y | Debbie YeeJoyce E. YoungAmanda Yskamp

Z | Katayoon ZandvakiliPatricia Zylius

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Sources: Poets & Writers