Samiya Bashir

Acclaimed Poet
Finalist Lambda Lit Award

Ellen Bass

Award-winning Poet
Lambda Lit Award

Frank Bidart

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
National Book Award

Richard Blanco

Obama's Inaugural Poet
Poetry Education Ambassador

Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Native American Poet
Its Pronoun is It

Brian Broome

Award-winning Memoirist
Punch Me Up to the Gods

Jericho Brown

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
The Tradition

Augusten Burroughs

NYT Bestselling Memoirist
Running with Scissors

Stephanie Burt

Critic, Poet & Essayist
NBCC Award Finalist

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Mexican Poet & Translator
Immigration Advocate

Chen Chen

Acclaimed Poet
T. Gunn Gay Poetry Award

Mark Doty

Distinguished Poet & Memoirist
National Book Award

Carol Ann Duffy

U. K. Poet Laureate
T. S. Eliot Prize

Dawn Lundy Martin

Poet, Critic, Memoirist
Kingsley Tufts Award

Rajiv Mohabir

Indo-Carribbean Poet
Memoir: Antiman

Eileen Myles

Acclaimed Poet and Novelist
Lambda Pioneer Award

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Acclaimed Irish Poet
Podcast Host: Poetry Unbound

Torrey Peters

NYT Bestselling Novelist
Detransition, Baby

Crystal Valentine

Poet, Educator & Activist
Nat’l Poetry Slam Finalist

Phillip B. Williams

Acclaimed Poet
Lambda Literary Award

Lidia Yuknavitch

Bestselling Novelist
Acclaimed Memoirist