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Rita Dove - A Pulitzer Prize winning Akron poet

Junot Diaz - Dominican-American writer and Pulitzer Prize Winner 2007

One of America's contemporary short story writer and novelist is Junot Diaz, a Dominican-American writer and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner. I first discovered this unusual writer when I read his short story (since turned into a novel)...

Haiku / Monoku - what's a poet to do?

A modern monoku. Many of us here on Hub Pages write haiku - a Japanese haiku poetic form in English. Haiku can be written just on its own or can be accompanied by a photo or image. Many times then it is called a haiga. But, the...

Sandra Cisneros -- a leading American chicana writer

Seamus Heaney Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

Seamus Heaney Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power…

Hellen Keller and Rabindranath Tagore (known as Gurudev), a Bengali poet and writer who became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (in 1913).