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Poets and Poetry: Poets: Biographical Sources

Biographies/Autobiographies/Memoirs

The following books are just a selection from biographies/autobiographies/memoirs of poets available at the Standish Library

Biography Databases

Poets

In addition to biographical information, these sources provide texts to poems, interviews with poets, articles, and often podcasts.

Poets Reading and Discussing Their Work

Current Poet Websites

Current poets often have websites that include biographical information, a list of writings, public appearances, and contact information.  The best websites provide links to interviews and, sometimes, videos.  The following are just a selection of websites for current poets. Some poets are also active on social media, e.g. Twitter.

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