Simon Armitage

U.K. Poet Laureate
Forward Prize

Coleman Barks

Acclaimed Poet
Premier Translator of Rumi

Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Native American Poet
Its Pronoun is It

Mahogany L. Browne

Poet, Performer & Organizer
Black Girl Magic

Kwame Dawes

Ghana-born Jamaican Poet
Novelist and Essayist

Cornelius Eady

Poet, Lyricist, Playwright
Co-Founder of Cave Canem

Joy Harjo

US Poet Laureate (2019-22)
Memoirs: Crazy Brave, Poet Warrior