Contemporary American Women Poets: An A-to-Z Guide

@inproceedings{Cucinella2002ContemporaryAW,
  title={Contemporary American Women Poets: An A-to-Z Guide},
  author={Catherine Cucinella and E. S. Nelson},
  year={2002}
}
Preface Introduction Ackerman, Diane (Fink) Ai Angelou, Maya Armantrout, Rae (Mary) Badikian, Beatriz Brooks, Gwendolyn Elizabeth Broumas, Olga Castillo, Ana Cervantes, Lorna Dee Chernoff, Maxine Chin, Marilyn Cisneros, Sandra Clampitt, Amy Clary, Killarney Clifton, Lucille Coleman, Wanda Cortez, Jayne Derricotte, Toi Digges, Deborah di Prima, Diane Dove, Rita Emanuel, Lynn Forche, Carolyn Fulton, Alice Gallagher, Tess Gerstler, Amy Giovanni, Nikki Gluck, Louise Graham, Jorie Hacker, Marilyn… Expand
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