Anastacia-Reneé

Author, Educator, Interdisciplinary Artist
Award-winning Poet

Fatimah Asghar

Acclaimed Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter
National Book Award Longlist

Samiya Bashir

Acclaimed Poet
Oregon Book Award

Ellen Bass

Award-winning Poet
Lambda Literary 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

Nickole Brown

Award-winning Poet & Educator
Winner of the Weatherford Award for Appalachian Poetry
Animal Advocate

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

Anaïs Duplan

Award-winning Poet & Essayist
Whiting Award

Safia Elhillo

Award-winning Poet
Arab American Book Award
National Book Award Longlist

Akil Kumarasamy

Award-winning Author
Bard Fiction Prize

Dawn Lundy Martin

Poet, Critic, Memoirist
Kingsley Tufts Award

Rajiv Mohabir

Indo-Carribbean Poet
Memoir: Antiman

Eileen Myles

Acclaimed Poet and Critic
Lambda Pioneer Award

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Acclaimed Irish Poet
Podcast Host: Poetry Unbound

Torrey Peters

NYT Bestselling Novelist
Detransition, Baby

Casey Plett

Fiction & Short Story Writer
Lambda Literary Award

Bushra Rehman

Award-winning Novelist & Poet
Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Charif Shanahan

Award-winning Poet
National Book Award Longlist
Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Sun Yung Shin

Poet, Writer & Cultural Worker
Minnesota Book Award

Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Writer, Curator, Artist
Lambda Literary Award

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

Award-winning Novelist & Critic
Black Queer Feminism

Crystal Valentine

Poet, Educator & Activist
Nat’l Poetry Slam Finalist

Phillip B. Williams

Acclaimed Poet
Lambda Literary Award

Lidia Yuknavitch

Bestselling Novelist
Acclaimed Memoirist