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Famous Poets: Beginning with the letter - j

Famous poets whose last name begins with the letter j. A collection of various famous poets.

Edmond Jabès (French:  [abs] ; Hebrew : ', Arabic : ; Cairo, April 16, 1912 – Paris, January 2, 1991) was a Jewish writer and poet, and one of the best known literary figures to write in French after World War II.
F. P. Jac (11 November 1955 – 25 December 2008), born Flemming Palle Jakobsen, was a Danish poet .
F. P. Jac (11 November 1955 – 25 December 2008), born Flemming Palle Jakobsen, was a Danish poet.. Danish poet
Philippe Jaccottet (French pronunciation:  [filip akot] ; born in Moudon, Switzerland, on June 30, 1925) is a Francophone poet and translator from the Vaud canton in Switzerland.
Helen Hunt Jackson: American poet. Helen Hunt Jackson poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Helen Hunt Jackson biography.
Jackson, Laura Riding
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Laura Riding Jackson: American poet. Laura Riding Jackson poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Laura Riding Jackson biography.
Michael D. Jackson (born 1940) is a New Zealand poet and anthropologist who has taught in anthropology departments at Massey University, the Australian National University, Indiana University Bloomington, and the University of Copenhagen. He is currently distinguished professor of world religions at Harvard Divinity School .
Max Jacob (French:  [maks akb] ; July 12, 1876 – March 5, 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic .
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Miguel Ángel Osorio Benítez (July 29, 1883 – January 14, 1942), better known by his pseudonym, Porfirio Barba-Jacob, was a Colombian poet and writer.
Suzanne Jacob (born 1943) is a Canadian novelist, poet, playwright, singer-songwriter, and critic .
Rolf Jacobsen (March 8, 1907—February 20, 1994) could be said to be the first modernist writer in Norway. Jacobsen's career as a writer spanned more than fifty years. He is one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished poets, who launched poetic modernism in Norway with his first book, Jord og jern (Earth and Iron) in 1933. Jacobsen's work has been translated into over twenty languages. The central theme in his work is the balance between nature and technology - he was called "the Green Poet" in Norwegian literature.. Norwegian poet writer
Kwak Jae-gu is a South Korean modern poet.
Frank Jæger (19 June 1926 - 4 July 1977) was a Danish poet. He was educated as librarian but started to write poems, novels and radio plays. According to the press, Jæger was both a serpent [ clarification needed ] and a democrat.
Ali Sardar Zafri was born in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh. He came to Mumbai in 1942 and made it his home. Arrested for writing against British rule in India, Zafri was among the votaries of the progressive movement in Urdu literature. Zafri 's literary career began at the young age of 17.
Zamir Jafri (Urdu) (January 1, 1916 – May 12, 1999) was a Pakistani poet born in Dina Jhelum. He became famous for his Urdu humorous poetry and also wrote humorous columns in the newspapers and periodicals. After graduating from Punjab University, he joined the army’s public relation department during World War II and retired as a major. One of his sons is a three-star general, Gen Syed Ehtasham Zamir and serving in Pakistan army while another lives in the U.S. He published more than 50 books in Urdu. His actions showed his simplicity and honesty which he carried forth throughout his life. He gradually embarked on a mission to work for the people of Pakistan, and began reaching out to these people from all spheres of life - devoting his time to carry on social work so as to create harmony and well-being in the society. Now his son Gen Syed Ehtasham Zamir and his grandson Syed Ali Ehtasham(Journalist/Entrepreneur)are determined to continue and carry out the legacy he left behind.They are Operating a Non Profit foundation(Syed Zamir Jafri Foundation)which provides: health services, educational means and awareness, legal aid, development of the literary institution and other miscellaneous structures to strengthen the underprivileged communities of Pakistan and also Mata-e-Zamir an archive of his books and contributions. He graduated from Islamia College, Lahore.
Richard Jago (October 1, 1715 – May 8, 1781) was an English poet. He was the third son of Richard Jago, Rector of Beaudesert, Warwickshire.. English poet
Mohammad Salah Eldin Bahgat Helmy ( , IPA:  [s'lh el-, ed'din 'bæhgæt 'helmi] ), known as " Salah Jaheen " or "Salah Jahin" (Arabic : , IPA:  [s'lh æ'hin] ; December 25, 1930 – April 21, 1986) was a leading Egyptian poet, lyricist, playwright and cartoonist .
Jakuren ( ) (also known as Fujiwara no Sadanaga before becoming a monk) (1139–1202) was a Japanese Buddhist priest and poet. He was adopted by the noted poet Fujiwara no Shunzei upon the death of Shunzei's younger brother. Shunzei originally intended for Sadanaga to be his heir; however, he subsequently had two male offspring of his own, and Sadanaga was forced to step aside in favor of Fujiwara no Sadaie. As was common practice at the time, he became a monk, and acquired the religious name of Jakuren. Taking Saigyo as his model, he traveled around the country, composing poems of his travels. He was well regarded in his time and frequently associated with Fujiwara no Teika. He was one of the six compilers of the eighth imperial waka anthology, the famous Shin Kokin Wakashu, and thirty-five of his poems were selected for the work. Before he died, he adopted Fujiwara no Ietaka, pupil to Shunzei. One of his poems was included in the famous poetry anthology Hyakunin Isshu .
Shakeeb Jalali (Urdu) (October 1, 1934 – November 12, 1966) was a Pakistani Urdu poet .
Qamar Jalavi (born Muhammad Hussain in 1887, died 4 October 1968; also known as Ustad Qamar Jalalvi ) was a renowned Pakistani poet. He was born in Jalali near Aligarh, India in 1887. After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he moved to Karachi .
Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri (Urdu : ) (born 14 January 1900 - died 21 December 1982) was a Pakistani Urdu -language poet who famously wrote the lyrics for the National Anthem of Pakistan.
Habib Jalib (Urdu) was a Pakistani revolutionary poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression.
Ali Al Jallawi (in Arabic born in 1975 in Manama, Bahrain ) is a poet, researcher, and writer. After two periods of imprisonment for writing poetry critical of the political regime in Bahrain, Al Jallawi has gone on to publish seven volumes of his work, most recently Tashta’il karazat nahd, 2008. [ citation needed ] He has written books on the Baha’i and Jewish communities in Bahrain, and presented his poetry at dozens of literary festivals both in the Arab world and elsewhere. In Manama, he ran a research center dedicated to raising awareness of Bahrain’s minority communities. However, during the Bahraini uprising, he fled the country to avoid further imprisonment. The PEN committee organized a literary fellowship in Weimar for him to save him a lengthy application for political asylum in Germany. By May 2012, he was still living in Germany, now as a fellow of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. He is currently working on a novel titled Yadallah's Shoes.
Syed Kawsar Jamal is an Indian poet, essayist and academic.
Alan James is a South African poet, now living in Australia. A former lawyer and law lecturer, and the founder of the poetry journal Upstream, he has published seven collections of poetry. In 1995, James received the Olive Schreiner Prize for Morning near Genandendal.
Clive James, AM (born 7 October 1939) is an Australian author, critic, broadcaster, poet and memoirist, best known for his autobiographical series Unreliable Memoirs, for his chat shows and documentaries on British television and for his prolific journalism. He has lived and worked in the United Kingdom since the early 1960s.. Australian author critic broadcaster poet and memoirist
John James (born 1939 in Cardiff ) is a British poet.
Nur ad-Din Abd ar-Rahman Jami (Persian : ) also known as DJami, Mawlana Nur al-Din 'Abd al-Rahman or Abd-Al-Rahman Nur-Al-Din Muhammad Dashti who is commonly known as Jami (August 18, 1414 – November 17, 1492), is known for his achievements as a scholar, mystic, writer, composer of numerous lyrics and idylls, historian, and the greatest Persian and Tajik Sufi poets of the 15th century. Jami was primarily an outstanding poet-theologian of the school of Ibn Arabi and a prominent Khwajagani Sufi. He was recognized for his eloquent tongue and ready at repartee who analyzed the idea of the metaphysics of mercy. Among his famous poetical works are: Haft Awrang, Tuhfat al-Ahrar, Layla wa -Majnun, Fatihat al-Shabab, Lawa'ih, Al-Durrah al-Fakhirah.
Ahmad Ibn Abolhasan Jami-e Namaghi-e Torshizi (Persian : ) (born Namagh (now Kashmar ), Persia, 1048 - died Torbat-e Jam, 1141) better known as Sheikh Ahhmad-e Jami or Sheikh Ahmad-i Jami or Sheikh Ahmad-e jam or Sheikh-e Jam or simply Ahmad-e Jam was a Persian Sufi, Sufi writer, mystic and poet. His mazar (tomb) is located in Torbat-e Jam .
Fazil Jamili (Urdu: ) (born 1968) is an Urdu Poet and journalist from Pakistan. He is Editor of Jang Group Online Editions in Karachi. Before rejoining the Jang Group he was Editor Content at Samaa Tv. And before Samaa he was Resident Editor of Daily AAJKAL. Previously he was associated with Jang Group as News Editor of Daily Awam, widely circulated Tabloid of Karachi. He has been active in struggle for journalists' rights and has twice been elected as general secretary of Karachi Union of Journalists. He is also elected member of federal executive committee of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ). His poems like darakhon key liyee aik nazm, aalmi maqtool and iqbal e jurm are considered new dimensions of Urdu Poetry.. Urdu Poet Journalist from Pakistan
Francis Jammes (French pronunciation:  [am] ; born December 2, 1868 in Tournay, Hautes-Pyrénées - died November 1, 1938 in Hasparren, Pyrénées-Atlantiques ) was a French poet. Coming from an ancient family, he spent most of his life in his native region of Béarn and the Basque Country and his poems are known for their lyricism and for singing the pleasures of a humble country life (donkeys, maidens). His later poetry remained lyrical, but also included a strong religious element brought on by his conversion to Catholicism .
Amadis Jamyn (1538–1592) was a French poet, a friend of Ronsard .
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Mirza Mazhar Jan-i Janan (Urdu : ), also known by his laqab Shamsuddin Habibullah (1699–1781), was a renowned Naqshbandi Sufi poet of Delhi, distinguished as one the "four pillars of Urdu poetry." He was also known to his contemporaries as the sunnitarash, "Sunnicizer", for his absolute, unflinching commitment to and imitation of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad.
Ernst Jandl (German: [jandl] ; 1 August 1925, Vienna, Austria – 9 June 2000, Vienna, Austria ) was an Austrian writer, poet, and translator .
Clara Janés Nadal, born in Barcelona (6 November 1940), is a Spanish poet, writer and translator. She is regarded as one of the great love poets of contemporary Spanish literature, a designation given her by one of twentieth century Spain's most respected women writers, Rosa Chacel. Janés's works often employ mystical language and interior explorations in an effort to find union with the "other."
Patricia "Pat" Janus (April 20, 1932 – June 9, 2006) was an American poet, artist, and educator.
Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez (Spanish pronunciation:  ['biktor 'liðjo 'xaa mar'tines] ; September 28, 1932 – September 15, 1973) was a Chilean teacher, theatre director, poet, singer- songwriter, political activist and member of the Communist Party of Chile. A distinguished theatre director, he devoted himself to the development of Chilean theatre, directing a broad array of works from locally produced Chilean plays, to the classics of the world stage, to the experimental work of Ann Jellicoe. Simultaneously he developed in the field of music and played a pivotal role among neo-folkloric artists who established the Nueva Canción Chilena (New Chilean Song) movement which led to a revolution in the popular music of his country under the Salvador Allende government. Shortly after the Chilean coup of 11 September 1973, he was arrested, tortured and ultimately shot dead. His body was later thrown out into the street of a shanty town in Santiago. The contrast between the themes of his songs, on love, peace and social justice and the brutal way in which he was murdered transformed Jara into a symbol of struggle for human rights and justice worldwide.
Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld (Poet of Earls ) (c. 1012 - 1070s) was an Icelandic skald, son of Þórðr Kolbeinsson. Arnórr travelled as a merchant and often visited the Orkney Islands where he composed poems for the Earls, receiving his byname. For king Magnus the Good he composed Hrynhenda. He also composed memorial poems for Magnus the Good and Haraldr harðráði. He is considered one of the major skalds of the 11th century.
Dragojla Jarnevic (also spelled Jarnjevic ), (1813 in Karlovac – 1875 in Karlovac) was a Croatian poet and teacher. She became a member of the Illyrian movement, being most famous for writing of women's rights issues. She is also known for being an early mountaineer and rock-climber, famous for scaling the rock of Okic (stijena Okica).
Lisa Jarnot is an American poet. She was born in Buffalo, New York in 1967 and studied literature at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1994 she received an MFA in Creative Writing from Brown University. She has lived in San Francisco, Boulder, Providence, and London. Since the mid-1990s she has been a resident of New York City. She has taught creative writing and literature at Brooklyn College, Long Island University, Naropa University, and the Poetry Project in New York City.
. American poet literary critic children's author essayist novelist; US Poet Laureate
Kazim Jarwali (Urdu) (born June 15, 1955) is Indian Urdu language poet. He has written several books of poetry and has received awards for his literary work.
Bruno Jasienski (Polish pronunciation:  ['brun ja'eski] ; born Wiktor Zysman, Klimontów, Congress Poland, 17 July 1901 – died 17 September 1938, in Butyrka prison, Moscow ) was a Polish poet and leader of the Polish futurist movement, executed during the Polish operation of the NKVD in the Soviet Union.
Jasimuddin (Bengali : ; full name Jasimuddin Mollah) (1 January 1903 – 13 March 1976) was a Bengali poet, songwriter, prose writer, folklore collector and radio personality. He is commonly known in Bangladesh as Polli Kobi (The Rural Poet ), for his faithful rendition of Bengali folklore in his works.
Mieczyslaw Jastrun born as Mojsze Agatstein (29 October 1903 – 22 February 1983) was a Polish poet and essayist of Jewish origin. The main themes of his poetry are: philosophy and morality. He translated French, Russian and German poetry to Polish.
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Muhammad Mustafa Jauhar (Urdu : ) (May 10, 1895 – October 24, 1985) was a Pakistani scholar, religious leader, public speaker, poet and philosopher. He wrote many books on different Uloom. He died on October 24, 1985.
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Talib Jauhari (Urdu) (born August 27, 1939) is a Pakistani Islamic scholar, religious leader, public speaker, Qur'anic interpreter, Urdu poet, historian and philosopher of the Shi'ite Sect of Islam .
Jabal ibn Jawwal (Arabic : ) was a Jewish poet who wrote in the Arabic language during the 7th century. He was a contemporary of Muhammad .
William Jay Smith (born 22 April 1918) is an American poet. He was appointed the nineteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1968 to 1970.. American poet; US Poet Laureate 1968–70
Jayadeva (Sanskrit:  [dj'de] ) was a Sanskrit poet circa 1200 AD. He is most known for his composition, the epic poem Gita Govinda, which depicts the divine love of Krishna, and his consort, Radha. This poem, which presents the view that Radha is greater than Hari, is considered an important text in the Bhakti movement of Hinduism.
Eugen Jebeleanu (24 April 1911 – 21 August 1991), Romanian poet, was born in Câmpina, where he attended elementary school. After graduating from high school in Brasov at age 11 in 1922, he published his first poems five years later in the literary review Viata literara. His first book of poetry, Schituri cu soare (" Sketes with Sun"), appeared in 1929, the year he moved to Bucharest to study law at the University of Bucharest. He published another volume of poems, Inimi sub sabii ("Hearts under Swords") in 1934, but Jebeleanu's principal literary activity in the 1930s was as a journalist closely allied with the left-wing press.
Alan Jefferies (born 1957) is an Australian poet and children's author currently living in Brisbane.
John Robinson Jeffers was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast. Most of Jeffers' poetry was written in classic narrative and epic form, but today he is also known for his short verse, and considered an icon of the environmental movement.. American poet
Graham Jenkin (born Graham Keith Jenkin, 17 May 1938) is an Australian poet, historian, composer, and educator.
John Jenkins (born 1949) is an Australian poet, non-fiction author and editor. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of more than 20 books, mostly poetry and non-fiction. He has also collaborated widely with other artists and poets, including on various gallery installations and theatrical events. His papers are at special collections, Academy Library, University of NSW at ADFA.
Simon Jenko (October 27, 1835 – October 18, 1869) was a Slovene poet, lyricist and writer.. Slovene poet lyricist and writer
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Kate Jennings (born 20 May 1948) is an Australian poet, essayist, memoirist, and novelist .
Wopko Jensma (born 26 July 1939 Ventersdorp, South Africa ), is a South African poet and artist. Jensma published three collections of poetry before his disappearance in 1993. Jensma's Art is ethnic, based on a theme only he has introduced, Lino printed images of animals drawn as characteristics of people. Wopko's poetry has a jazz feel to it; he used his words as his jazz instrument and his expression is his rhythm..
' Kim Jeong-whan (Hangul)' is a Korean poet, novelist, and critic. .
Jang Jeong-il is a Korean poet and novelist.
Seo Jeong-ju (May 18, 1915 – December 24, 2000) was a Korean poet and university professor who wrote under the pen name Midang (lit. "not yet fully grown"). He is widely considered the best poet in twentieth-century Korean literature. He was nominated five times for Nobel Prize in literature.
Choi Jeong-rye (Hangul), born in 1955, is a modern South Korean poet .
Janko Jesenský (December 30, 1874 in Túrócszentmárton, Kingdom of Hungary (present day Martin, Slovakia ) – December 27, 1945 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia ) was a Slovak lower nobleman, poet, prose writer, translator, and politician. He was a prominent member of the Slovak national movement .
Qiao Ji (simplified Chinese : ; traditional Chinese : ; Wade–Giles : Ch'iao Chi, died 1345) also known as Qiao Jifu was a major Chinese dramatist and poet in [ clarification needed ] the Yuan Dynasty. He was originally from Taiyuan in Shanxi, but lived in the West Lake area in Zhejiang province. His courtesy name was Mengfu and his pen name was Shenghao Weng. Qiao was said to have maintained an aloof and intimidating demeanor, to the point people were in awe of him, according to the Record of Ghosts (. Of his many plays eleven are extant.
Ruan Ji (Chinese : ; pinyin : Ruan Jí ; Wade–Giles : Juan Chi; 210–263) was a poet and musician who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. He was one of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. The guqin melody, Jiukuang ("Drunken Ecstasy", or "Wine Mad") is believed to have been composed by him.
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Zhang Ji (traditional Chinese : ; simplified Chinese : ; pinyin : Zhang Jì ; Wade–Giles : Chang Chi, also transliterated Chang Tsi, fl. 8th century), courtesy name Yisun, was a Chinese poet born in Xiangyang, Hubei during the Tang Dynasty .
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Zhang Ji (traditional Chinese : ; simplified Chinese : ; pinyin : Zhang Jí ), Chinese style name Wen Chang, c. 766-c. 830 ), and transliterated Chang Chi 2 by Giles, was a Tang Dynasty poet and scholar.
Hwang Ji-U is a Korean poet.
Wu Jiaji (Chinese : ; Wade–Giles : Wu Chia-chi, 1618–1684) was a Chinese poet, and an associate of the official and literary figure Zhou Lianggong .
Jien ( , 17 May 1155 in Kyoto  – 28 October 1225 in Omi (now Shiga )) was a Japanese poet, historian, and Buddhist monk .
Paulette Jiles-Johnson (born 4 Apr 1943) is an American -born Canadian poet and novelist. Born in Salem, Missouri, she was educated at the University of Illinois in Spanish literature. Jiles moved to Canada in 1969. She is married to Jim Johnson and has three stepchildren and six grandchildren. Currently she lives in San Antonio, Texas .
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Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón (23 December 1881 – 29 May 1958) was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956. One of Jiménez's most important contributions to modern poetry was his advocacy of the French concept of "pure poetry."
Zhang Jiuling (simplified Chinese : ; traditional Chinese : ; Wade–Giles : Chang Chiu-ling) (673–740), courtesy name Zishou, nickname Bowu, formally Count Wenxian of Shixing, was a prominent minister, noted poet and scholar of the Tang Dynasty, serving as chancellor during the reign of Emperor Xuanzong .
James Lee Jobe: American poet. James Lee Jobe poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, James Lee Jobe biography.
Liesl Jobson is a South African poet and musician.
Jochumsson, Matthías
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Matthías Jochumsson (11 November, 1835 – 18 November, 1920) was an Icelandic poet, playwright, and translator. He is best known for his lyrical poetry and for writing the national anthem of Iceland, Lofsöngur, in 1874. He was born in Skógar in Þorskafjörður into a poor family and traveled to the continent to further his education. Intending to become a business man, Matthías discovered his passion for languages and literature. He died in Akureyri, where his house, Sigurhæðir, is now a museum, devoted to his life and work.
Étienne Jodelle, seigneur de Limodin (1532 – July 1573), French dramatist and poet, was born in Paris of a noble family.
Rita Joe, PC   CM (March 15, 1932 – March 20, 2007) was a Mi'kmaw poet and song writer, often referred to as the Poet Laureate of the Mi'kmaq people.
Reg Johanson (born in 1968 in Leduc ) is a composition and literature instructor, poet and essayist. His critical writing focuses on the critique of Standard English as a classist and racializing disciplinary practice, the political economy of cheating and plagiarism, the problem of radicalism within a national literary culture and the use of representations in the process of political decomposition. A former member of The Kootenay School of Writing and a founding director of The Pacific Institute for Language and Literacy Studies, he teaches at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Coast Salish Territory, and is Advisory Editor of Parser (magazine) .
Lars (Lasse) Johansson (1638 - August 13, 1674), usually referred to under his pseudonym Lucidor, was a Swedish baroque poet. He is remembered for his burlesque poetry that is seen as foreshadowing that of Johan Runius and, especially, Carl Michael Bellman, and for his dramatic death in a tumultuous brawl at the Fimmelstången tavern in Gamla stan in Stockholm. Lasse Johansson wrote under several different pseudonyms, but of these "Lucidor" (or "Lucidor den olycklige", "Lucidor the Unfortunate", as he called himself on occasion) is the one under which he is commonly known today.
Majken Johansson (August 7, 1930, Malmö – December 11, 1993) was a Swedish poet, writer and a Salvation Army soldier.
David St John: American poet. David St. John poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, David St. John biography.
Edmund John (27 November 1883 - 28 February 1917) was a British poet of the Uranian school. His verses were modeled on the Symbolist poetry of Swinburne and other earlier poets. Much of his work was condemned by critics for being overly decadent and unfashionable. He fought in the First World War but was invalided out in 1916. He died a year later in Taormina, Sicily.. British poet of the Uranian school
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Sharmagne Leland-St John: American poet. Sharmagne Leland-St. John poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Sharmagne Leland-St. John biography.
Helen Johnson, who was better known as Helene Johnson (1906–1995) was an African American poet during the Harlem Renaissance. She was also a cousin of author Dorothy West.. African American poet during the Harlem Renaissance
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A leading American author, poet, and early civil rights activist.. author poet folklorist and civil rights leader
Lionel Pigot Johnson (15 March 1867 - 4 October 1902) was an English poet, essayist and critic. He was born at Broadstairs, and educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, graduating in 1890. He became a Catholic convert in 1891. He lived a rather solitary life in London, struggling with alcoholism and his repressed homosexuality. He died of a stroke after a fall in the street, though it was said to be a fall from a barstool.. English poet essayist and critic
. English poet essayist moralist literary critic biographer editor and lexicographer
Sarah Johnson (1980), is an award-winning South African poet.
Andrew Johnston (b. 1963) is an award-winning New Zealand poet and journalist who works as an editor for the International Herald Tribune in Paris .
Martin Johnston (November 1947 - 21 June 1990) was an Australian poet and novelist .
Christopher Jones or Chris Jones may refer to:
Douglas Gordon Jones (born January 1, 1929) is a Canadian poet, translator and educator .
David Jones CH (1 November 1895 – 28 October 1974) was both an artist and one of the most important first generation British modernist poets. His work was formed by his Welsh heritage and his Catholicism. T. S. Eliot considered Jones to be a writer of major importance and his The Anathemata was considered by W. H. Auden to be the best long poem written in English in the 20th century.. British artist and poet
Emma Jones (born 1977) is an Australian poet. Her first poetry collection, The Striped World, was published by Faber & Faber in 2009.
Evan Lloyd Jones (born 1931) is an Australian poet and professor.
Jill Jones is a poet and writer living in Sydney, Australia.
John Joseph Jones (1930–2000) was a British and Australian poet, folk singer, musician, playwright, and theatre director.
Patrick Jones (born 1965) is a Welsh poet, playwright, and filmmaker. His work is often in collaboration with the rock band Manic Street Preachers ; his brother, Nicky Wire, is their bassist.
Rae Desmond Jones (born 1941) is an Australian poet, novelist, short story writer and politician .
Richard Jones, English American poet
Ryan Jones: poet. Ryan Jones poems, poetry, biography, quotes, poems, Ryan Jones biography.
Tim Jones (born 15 June 1959) is a New Zealand writer and poet.
Erica Jong (née Mann ; born March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher best known for her fiction and poetry.
Kim Jong-chul (born in Busan in 1947) is a South Korean poet. He rose to fame in 1968 when he was awarded a prize by the Hankook newspaper for his poem Sound of a Loom. In 1970 Kim won another prize with the Seoul Daily newspaper for his poem Drowned Dreams. He is considered one of the most significant Korean poets of current times.
Do Jong-hwa is a Korean poet
Ma Jonggi is a Korean poet.
Ingrid Jonker (19 September 1933 – 19 July 1965) (OIS ), was a South African poet. Although she wrote in Afrikaans, her poems have been widely translated into other languages. Jonker has reached iconic status in South Africa and is often called the South African Sylvia Plath, owing to the intensity of her work and the tragic course of her turbulent life.
Ben (Benjamin) Jonson was a noted English poet, literary critic, and playwright during the late 16th and early 17th Centuries.
Magnús Jónsson or Magnús prúði (c. 1530 – 1591) was an Icelandic official and poet.
Gabriel Jönsson (July 18, 1892 - April 23, 1984) was a Swedish author and poet, best known for his works inspired by Öresund and farming.
Kishi Joo (929 – 985, , also Yoshiko Joo Jokyoden Joo or Saigu no Nyogo ) was a Japanese Waka poet of the middle Heian period. [ citation needed ] She is one of only five women numbered as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals .
John Jordan (1930–1988) was an Irish poet and short-story writer.
June Millicent Jordan (July 9, 1936 - June 14, 2002) was a Caribbean American poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, dramatist, teacher, and committed activist. In her three decade career Jordan made her mark as one of the fiercest and most compassionate voices of her time. She became a passionate voice of a generation battling the constructions of race, gender, sexuality, politics, war, violence, and human rights. Jordan played an important role in the development of black artistic, social, and politic movements and is still widely regarded as one of the most significant and prolific Black, bisexual writers of the twentieth century.. American poet and educator
Anthony Joseph, British- Trinidadian poet, novelist, musician and lecturer
Eve Joseph (born 1953) is a Canadian poet and author.
. English poet
Manya Joshi (born 1972) is a noted Marathi poet based in Mumbai .
Prasoon Joshi is a National Award winning Indian songwriter, screenwriter and advertising copywriter. A prolific writer and poet, he published the first of his three books, Main Aur Woh, when he was just 17. He has won the Filmfare Best Lyricist Award twice consecutively: in 2007 and 2008.
Suresh Joshi (Gujarati : . ) (1921–1986) was an Indian novelist, short-story writer, critic, poet, translator, writer and academic in the Gujarati language .
Umashankar Jethalal Joshi (Gujarati : ) (July 21, 1911 – December 19, 1988) was an eminent poet, scholar and writer. He received the Jnanpith Award in 1967 for his contribution to Indian, especially Gujarati literature.
Jean Joubert (born 1928 Châlette-sur-Loing, Loiret ) is a French novelist, short story writer, and poet. He won the 1978 Prix Mallarmé for Poems: 1955–1975. He won the 1975 Prix Renaudot for L'Homme de sable .
Alain Jouffroy, born on September 11, 1928 (Enkutatash ) near Parc Montsouris, Paris, is a French writer, poet and artist .
Pierre Jean Jouve (11 October 1887 – 8 January 1976) was a French writer, novelist and poet. He was born in Arras, Pas-de-Calais and died in Paris.
Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj
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Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj (1833–1904), Serbian poet, physician
Irish novelist and poet who was born in Rathgar, Dublin in the Republic of Ireland and he managed to pass away far from his birthplace, specifically in Switzerland. Many people known James Joyce as a result of Ulysses, a story that managed to modernize Homer's Odyssey.
Trevor Joyce (born 26 October 1947) is an Irish poet, born in Dublin.
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Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, born in 1950 (Matanzas, Cuba), is a Cuban novelist.. Cuban novelist poet
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
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Sor (Sister) Juana Inés de la Cruz (12 November 1648 – 17 April 1695), fully Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana, was a self-taught scholar and poet of the Baroque school, and nun of New Spain. Although she lived in a colonial era when Mexico was part of the Spanish Empire, she is considered today a Mexican writer, and stands at the beginning of the history of Mexican literature in the Spanish language.. 17th Century Mexican poet
Roberto Juarroz (Coronel Dorrego 1925–1995 Temperley ) was an Argentine poet famous for his " Poesía vertical " (Vertical poetry).
Khalil Gibran (full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil ; [ a ] Arabic : / ALA-LC : Jubran Khalil Jubran or Jibran Khalil Jibran ) (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer .
Daniel ben Judah was a Jewish liturgical poet, who lived at Rome in the middle of the fourteenth century CE. He was the grandfather of Daniel ben Samuel ha-Rofe, rabbi at Tivoli .
Frank Judge is an American poet, publisher, translator, journalist, film critic, teacher, and arts administrator.. American editor & publisher poet translator and film critic
Jukichi Yagi ( , Yagi Jukichi , February 9, 1898 - October 26, 1927) was a Japanese poet on modern religious themes, active in late Taisho and for the first few years of Showa period Japan .
Charles Juliet, born on 30 September 1934 in Jujurieux in Ain, is a French poet, playwright and novelist .
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Kristjan Niels "K. N." Julius (April 4, 1860–October 25, 1936) was a satirical poet from Iceland, who later lived in the U.S. State of North Dakota. He was born April April 7, 1860, and emigrated to North America in 1878. He originally lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and later moved to the United States where he lived in Duluth, Minnesota. Around 1894, he moved to North Dakota and took up residence in Thingvalla Township, which had several large Icelandic settlements. His poems were well known in Iceland and in the United States.
Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jullundhri (Urdu : ) (born 14 January 1900 - died 21 December 1982) was a Pakistani Urdu -language poet who famously wrote the lyrics for the National Anthem of Pakistan.
Jamal Jumá, Iraqi poet and researcher
Junzaburo Nishiwaki ( , Nishiwaki Junzaburo , 20 January 1894 – 5 June 1982) was a contemporary Japanese poet and literary critic, active in Showa period Japan, specializing in modernism, Dadaism and surrealism. He was also a noted painter of watercolors .
. American poet; Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1980
Pia Juul (born 1962 in Korsør, Denmark is a Danish poet, prose writer and translator. She has received several prizes and is a member of the Danish Academy. She has also taught at the Danish writing school Forfatterskolen in Copenhagen.
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD, author of the Satires. The details of the author's life are unclear, although references within his text to known persons of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD fix his terminus post quem (earliest date of composition).
Bai Juyi (Chinese: ; pinyin: Bái Juyì; Wade-Giles: Po Chü-i) (772–846) was a Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty. His poems mostly concern his responsibilities as governor of several small provinces. He is also renowned in Japan (where his name is read Haku Kyo'i, ).. Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty
poet, novelist, writer and political activist