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101 Kobo Abe

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201 Chinua Achebe

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117 Ama Ata Aidoo

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301 Edward Albee

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401 Louisa May Alcott

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102 Sherman Alexie

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573 Monica Ali

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202 Isabelle Allende

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302 Paula Gunn Allen

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402 Julia Alvarez

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501 Rudolpho Anaya

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469 Radcliffe Hall and Una Trowbridge

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502 Maya Angelou

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317 Mary Antin

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103 Matthew Arnold

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203 Margaret Atwood

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303 W. H. Auden

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403 Jane Austen

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503 James Baldwin

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417 James Baldwin

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104 Honore de Balzac

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204 Toni Cade Bambara

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304 Amiri Baraka

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106 Djuna Barnes

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404 Matsuo Basho

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504 Charles Baudelaire

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105 Samuel Beckett

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205 Aphra Behn

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207 Saul Bellow

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307 Elizabeth Bishop

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517 Elizabeth Bishop

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407 Black Elk

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507 Kimberly Blaeser

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305 William Blake

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405 Louise Bogan

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505 Eavan Boland

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206 Jorge Luis Borges

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306 Beth Brant

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406 Berthold Brecht

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506 Anne Bronte

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107 Charlotte Bronte

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108 Rupert Brooke

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208 Gwendolyn Brooks

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308 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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408 Robert Browning

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508 William Cullen Bryant

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109 Charles Bukowski

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270 Frances Burney

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209 Robert Burns

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373 Octavia Butler

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309 Albert Camus

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409 Raymond Carver

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509 Ana Castillo

photo of 110 Willa Cather

110 Willa Cather

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210 Miguel de Cervantes

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359 Geoffrey Chaucer

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310 Denise Chavez

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410 Anton Chekhov

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510 Charles Chesnutt

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111 Kate Chopin

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211 Sandra Cisneros

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411 Lucille Clifton

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311 Michelle Clifton

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511 Judith Ortiz Cofer

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112 Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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272 Wilkie Collins

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212 Joseph Conrad

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312 Elizabeth Cook-Lynn

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412 James Fenimore Cooper

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512 Hart Crane

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113 Stephen Crane

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213 Countee Cullen

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313 e. e. cummings

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413 Dante Alighieri

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414 Dante Alighieri

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513 Simone de Beauvoir

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114 Daniel Defoe

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214 Charles Dickens

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314 Emily Dickinson

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514 Joan Didion

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515 Joan Didion

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115 Isak Dinesen

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116 Isak Dinesen

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215 John Donne

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315 Michael Dorris

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415 Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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516 Frederick Douglass

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216 Arthur Conan Doyle

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316 Theodore Dreiser

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416 John Dryden

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569 W. E. B. DuBois

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217 Paul Laurence Dunbar

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118 Charles (Ohiyesa) Eastman

photo of 218 Umberto Eco

218 Umberto Eco

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470 Maria Edgeworth

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318 George Eliot

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518 T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot

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418 T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot

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219 Ralph Ellison

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119 Ralph Ellison

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319 Ralph Waldo Emerson

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371 Olaudah Equiano

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519 Louise Erdrich

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419 Louise Erdrich

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120 Martin Espada

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320 William Faulkner

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220 William Faulkner

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422 Henry Fielding

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172 Anne Finch

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420 F. Scott Fitzgerald

photo of 520 Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald

520 Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald

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121 Gustav Flaubert

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221 Carolyn Forche

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321 E. M. Forster

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521 Benjamin Franklin

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122 Robert Frost

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222 Athol Fugard

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322 Margaret Fuller

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522 Ernest J Gaines

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123 Tess Gallagher

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223 John Galsworthy

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423 Mary Gaskell

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323 Mary Gaskell

photo of 523 Charlotte Perkins Gilman

523 Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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124 Allen Ginsberg

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224 Nikki Giovanni

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324 Diane Glancy

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424 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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524 Nadine Gordimer

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225 George Gordon, Lord Byron

photo of 125 George Gordon, Lord Byron

125 George Gordon, Lord Byron

photo of 325 Judy Grahn

325 Judy Grahn

photo of 425 Gunter Grass

425 Gunter Grass

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525 Robert Graves

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126 Janet Campbell Hale

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226 Thomas Hardy

photo of 526 Joy Harjo

526 Joy Harjo

photo of 326 Joy Harjo

326 Joy Harjo

photo of 426 Joy Harjo

426 Joy Harjo

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127 Nathaniel Hawthorne

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327 Robert Hayden

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227 Robert Hayden

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128 Seamus Heaney

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427 Seamus Heaney

photo of 527 Seamus Heaney

527 Seamus Heaney

photo of 228 Lillian Hellman

228 Lillian Hellman

photo of 328 Ernest  1 Hemingway

328 Ernest 1 Hemingway

photo of 428 Ernest Hemingway

428 Ernest Hemingway

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446 Robert Herrick

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528 Herman Hesse

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229 Linda Hogan

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129 Linda Hogan

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329 bell hooks

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529 Gerard Manley Hopkins

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429 Gerard Manley Hopkins

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130 Langston Hughes

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430 Zora Neale Hurston

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230 Zora Neale Hurston

photo of 330 Zora Neale Hurston

330 Zora Neale Hurston

photo of 530 David Hwang

530 David Hwang

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131 Henrik Ibsen

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331 Lawson Inada

photo of 231 Lawson Inada

231 Lawson Inada

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431 Eugene Ionesco

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531 Harriet Jacobs

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132 Henry James

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232 Robinson Jeffers

photo of 332 Gish Jen

332 Gish Jen

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273 Charles Johnson

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432 (Emily) Pauline Johnson

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532 James Weldon1 Johnson

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421 Samuel Johnson

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133 Ben Jonson

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333 James Joyce

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233 James Joyce

photo of 433 Franz Kafka

433 Franz Kafka

photo of 533 Yasunari  Kawabata

533 Yasunari Kawabata

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234 John Keats

photo of 134 John Keats

134 John Keats

photo of 334 Oe Kenzaburo

334 Oe Kenzaburo

photo of 534 Jack Kerouac

534 Jack Kerouac

photo of 434 Jack Kerouac

434 Jack Kerouac

photo of 335 Maxine Hong Kingston

335 Maxine Hong Kingston

photo of 235 Maxine Hong Kingston

235 Maxine Hong Kingston

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135 Thomas King

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435 Rudyard Kipling

photo of 136 Etheridge Knight

136 Etheridge Knight

photo of 535 Etheridge Knight

535 Etheridge Knight

photo of 236 Maxine Kumin

236 Maxine Kumin

photo of 473 Jhumpa Lahiri

473 Jhumpa Lahiri

photo of 336 Tato Laviera

336 Tato Laviera

photo of 436 D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence

436 D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence

photo of 536 Sinclair Lewis

536 Sinclair Lewis

photo of 237 Vachel Lindsay

237 Vachel Lindsay

photo of 137  Li Po

137 Li Po

photo of 337 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

337 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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437 Federico Garcia Lorca

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537 Audre Lorde

photo of 138 Amy Lowell

138 Amy Lowell

photo of 238 Robert Lowell

238 Robert Lowell

photo of 338 Archibald MacLeish

338 Archibald MacLeish

photo of 438 Louis MacNeice

438 Louis MacNeice

photo of 538 Naguib Mahfouz

538 Naguib Mahfouz

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173 Naguib Mahfouz

photo of 139 Bernard Malamud

139 Bernard Malamud

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339 Thomas Mann

photo of 239 Thomas Mann

239 Thomas Mann

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439 Christopher Marlow

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539 Gabriel Garcia Marquez

photo of 240 Bobbie Ann Mason

240 Bobbie Ann Mason

photo of 140 Bobbie Ann Mason

140 Bobbie Ann Mason

photo of 340 Edgar Lee Masters

340 Edgar Lee Masters

photo of 440 Guy de Maupassant

440 Guy de Maupassant

photo of 540 Claude McKay

540 Claude McKay

photo of 141 Terry McMillan

141 Terry McMillan

photo of 241 Darcy McNickle

241 Darcy McNickle

photo of 341 Gita Mehta

341 Gita Mehta

photo of 441 Herman Melville

441 Herman Melville

photo of 541 Edna St. Vincent Millay

541 Edna St. Vincent Millay

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142 Arthur Miller

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242 Kate Millet

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442 John Milton

photo of 342 John Milton

342 John Milton

photo of 542 Stephen Minot

542 Stephen Minot

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143 Yukio Mishima

photo of 243  Moliere

243 Moliere

photo of 343 N(avarre) Scott Momaday

343 N(avarre) Scott Momaday

photo of 443 Marianne Moore

443 Marianne Moore

photo of 543 Pat Mora

543 Pat Mora

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144 Robin Morgan

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244 Toni Morrison

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344 Christina Q. Mourning Dove

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444 Bahrati Mukherjee

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544 Alice Munro

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145 Haruki Murikami

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245 Vladimir Nabokov

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345 V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) Naipal

photo of 445 Gloria Naylor

445 Gloria Naylor

photo of 545 Pablo Neruda

545 Pablo Neruda

photo of 146 Anais Nin

146 Anais Nin

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147 Joyce Carol Oates

photo of 546 Joyce Carol Oates

546 Joyce Carol Oates

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471 Flannery O'Connor

photo of 247 Sharon Olds

247 Sharon Olds

photo of 347 Simon Ortiz

347 Simon Ortiz

photo of 447 Wilfred Owen

447 Wilfred Owen

photo of 547 Grace Paley

547 Grace Paley

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148 Dorothy Parker

photo of 248 Octavio Paz

248 Octavio Paz

photo of 348 Marge Piercy

348 Marge Piercy

photo of 149 Sylvia Plath

149 Sylvia Plath

photo of 448 Sylvia Plath

448 Sylvia Plath

photo of 548 Sylvia Plath

548 Sylvia Plath

photo of 249 Edgar Allen Poe

249 Edgar Allen Poe

photo of 349 Alexander Pope

349 Alexander Pope

photo of 449 Ezra Pound

449 Ezra Pound

photo of 549 Thomas Pynchon

549 Thomas Pynchon

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150 John Crowe Ransom

photo of 250 Ishmael Reed

250 Ishmael Reed

photo of 350 Jean Rhys

350 Jean Rhys

photo of 450 Adrienne Rich

450 Adrienne Rich

photo of 550 Tomas Rivera

550 Tomas Rivera

photo of 151 Edgar Arlington Robinson

151 Edgar Arlington Robinson

photo of 570 Mary Robinson

570 Mary Robinson

photo of 572 John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

572 John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

photo of 251 Theodore Roethke

251 Theodore Roethke

photo of 351 Wendy  Rose

351 Wendy Rose

photo of 451 Christina Rossetti

451 Christina Rossetti

photo of 551 Muriel Rukeyser

551 Muriel Rukeyser

photo of 152 Salman Rushdie

152 Salman Rushdie

photo of 252 J. D. Salinger

252 J. D. Salinger

photo of 352 Sonia Sanchez

352 Sonia Sanchez

photo of 571 Ignatius Sancho

571 Ignatius Sancho

photo of 452 Carl Sandburg

452 Carl Sandburg

photo of 552 May Sarton

552 May Sarton

photo of 253 Siegfried Sassoon

253 Siegfried Sassoon

photo of 153 Siegfried Sassoon

153 Siegfried Sassoon

photo of 353 Delmore Schwartz

353 Delmore Schwartz

photo of 453 Sir Walter Scott

453 Sir Walter Scott

photo of 154 Ousmane Sembene

154 Ousmane Sembene

photo of 553 Ousmane  Sembene

553 Ousmane Sembene

photo of 254 Ann Sexton

254 Ann Sexton

photo of 454 William Shakespeare

454 William Shakespeare

photo of 354 William Shakespeare

354 William Shakespeare

photo of 554 Ntozake Shange

554 Ntozake Shange

photo of 155 George Bernard Shaw

155 George Bernard Shaw

photo of 271 Mary Shelley

271 Mary Shelley

photo of 255 Percy Bysshe Shelley

255 Percy Bysshe Shelley

photo of 355 (Sir) Phillip Sidney

355 (Sir) Phillip Sidney

photo of 455 Leslie Marmon Silko

455 Leslie Marmon Silko

photo of 156 Cathy Song

156 Cathy Song

photo of 555 Cathy Song

555 Cathy Song

photo of 256 Gary Soto

256 Gary Soto

photo of 171 Wole Soyinka

171 Wole Soyinka

photo of 356 Stephen Spender

356 Stephen Spender

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556 John Steinbeck

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456 Gertrude Stein

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472 Laurence Sterne

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357 Wallace Stevens

photo of 157 Wallace Stevens

157 Wallace Stevens

photo of 257 Wallace Stevens

257 Wallace Stevens

photo of 457 Tom Stoppard

457 Tom Stoppard

photo of 557 Harriet Beecher Stowe

557 Harriet Beecher Stowe

photo of 258  Sui-Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton)

258 Sui-Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton)

photo of 158  Sui-Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) 2

158 Sui-Sin Far (Edith Maude Eaton) 2

photo of 358 Jonathan Swift

358 Jonathan Swift

photo of 458 Algernon Charles Swinburne

458 Algernon Charles Swinburne

photo of 558 Rabindranath Tagore

558 Rabindranath Tagore

photo of 259 Amy Tan

259 Amy Tan

photo of 159 Amy Tan

159 Amy Tan

photo of 459 Sara Teasdale

459 Sara Teasdale

photo of 160 Alfred (Lord) Tennyson

160 Alfred (Lord) Tennyson

photo of 559 Alfred (Lord) Tennyson

559 Alfred (Lord) Tennyson

photo of 260 William Makepeace Thackery

260 William Makepeace Thackery

photo of 560 Dylan Thomas

560 Dylan Thomas

photo of 360 Dylan Thomas

360 Dylan Thomas

photo of 460 Dylan Thomas

460 Dylan Thomas

photo of 161 Gary Thompson

161 Gary Thompson

photo of 261 Henry David Thoreau

261 Henry David Thoreau

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361 Leo Tolstoy

photo of 461 Ivan Turgenev

461 Ivan Turgenev

photo of 561 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

561 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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162 Anne Tyler

photo of 262 John Updike

262 John Updike

photo of 362 Gerald Vizenor

362 Gerald Vizenor

photo of 462 Derek Walcott

462 Derek Walcott

photo of 163 Alice Walker

163 Alice Walker

photo of 562 Alice Walker

562 Alice Walker

photo of 263 Robert Penn Warren

263 Robert Penn Warren

photo of 463 Booker T Washington

463 Booker T Washington

photo of 363 Booker T.2  Washington

363 Booker T.2 Washington

photo of 563 James Welch

563 James Welch

photo of 164 H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells

164 H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells

photo of 264 Eudora Welty

264 Eudora Welty

photo of 364 Edith Wharton

364 Edith Wharton

photo of 464 Phillis Wheatley

464 Phillis Wheatley

photo of 564 Walt Whitman

564 Walt Whitman

photo of 165 Elie Wiesel

165 Elie Wiesel

photo of 265 Oscar Wilde

265 Oscar Wilde

photo of 365 Tenessee Williams

365 Tenessee Williams

photo of 465 William Carlos Williams

465 William Carlos Williams

photo of 166 August Wilson

166 August Wilson

photo of 565 August Wilson

565 August Wilson

photo of 266 Tom Wolfe

266 Tom Wolfe

photo of 170 Mary Wollstonecraft

170 Mary Wollstonecraft

photo of 366 Shawn  Wong

366 Shawn Wong

photo of 466 Shawn Wong

466 Shawn Wong

photo of 566 Virginia Woolf

566 Virginia Woolf

photo of 167 William Wordsworth

167 William Wordsworth

photo of 372 William Wordsworth

372 William Wordsworth

photo of 370 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

370 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

photo of 267 James Wright

267 James Wright

photo of 467 Richard Wright

467 Richard Wright

photo of 367 Richard Wright

367 Richard Wright

photo of 168 Lois-Ann Yamanaka

168 Lois-Ann Yamanaka

photo of 567 Lois-Ann Yamanaka

567 Lois-Ann Yamanaka

photo of 468 William Butler Yeats

468 William Butler Yeats

photo of 268 William Butler Yeats

268 William Butler Yeats

photo of 368 William Butler Yeats

368 William Butler Yeats

photo of 568 Yevgeny Yevtushenko

568 Yevgeny Yevtushenko

photo of 169 Ray Young Bear

169 Ray Young Bear

photo of 269  Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonin)

269 Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonin)

photo of 369 Emile Zola

369 Emile Zola