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#100WOMENPOETS

Posted on February 23 2018

We've been celebrating 100 years of women's votes by asking our readers to vote for their favourite poetry by women to highlight the wide range of brilliant poems written by women. In alphabetical order here are the nominations for #100WomenPoets from our social media followers. We'll be running a twitter poll next week to find our followers' all time favourite female poet. Send in your votes now to get your favourite included in the final poll. Here are the nominations so far in alphabetical order...
  1. Fleur Adcock
  2. Kim Addonizio
  3. Gillian Allnutt
  4. Maya Angelou
  5. Carol Ann Duffy
  6. Rae Armantrout
  7. Tiffany Atkinson
  8. Ingeborg Bachmann
  9. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  10. Tara Bergin
  11. Liz Berry
  12. Sujata Bhatts
  13. Linda Bierds
  14. Caroline Bird
  15. Elizabeth Bishop
  16. Anna Blandiana
  17. Eavan Boland
  18. Andrea Brady
  19. Zoe Brigley
  20. Gwendolyn Brooks
  21. Colette Bryce
  22. Anne Carson
  23. Nina Cassian
  24. Maya Catherine Popa
  25. V Chang
  26. Inger Christensen
  27. Kate Clanchy
  28. Gillian Clarke
  29. Wendy Cope
  30. Frances Cornford
  31. Claire Crowther
  32. D.
  33. Ailbhe Darcy
  34. Imtiaz Dharkar
  35. Emily Dickinson
  36. Josephine Dickinson
  37. Rita Dove
  38. Carol-Ann Duffy
  39. Helen Dunmore
  40. A E Stallings
  41. Ruth Fainlight
  42. Vicki Feaver
  43. Elaine Feeney
  44. Leontia Flynn
  45. Caroline Forche
  46. Alice Fulton
  47. Louise Gluck
  48. Jorie Graham
  49. Vona Groarke
  50. Marilyn Hacker
  51. Jen Hadfield
  52. Selima Hill
  53. Frances Horovitz
  54. Sarah Howe
  55. Marie Howe
  56. Keri Hulme
  57. Kathleen Jamie
  58. Jenny Joseph
  59. Mischa Kaleko
  60. Olena Kalytiak Davis
  61. Kapka Kassabova
  62. Jackie Kay
  63. Angela Kirby
  64. Vanessa Kisuule
  65. Carolyn Kizer
  66. Ilyse Kusnetz
  67. Freda Laughton
  68. Dorianna Laux
  69. Melissa Lee-Houghton
  70. Denise Levertov
  71. Gwyneth Lewis
  72. Liz Lochead
  73. Kirsten Luckins
  74. Suzanne Lumis
  75. Hera Lyndsay Bird
  76. Sarah Maguire
  77. Medbh McGuckian
  78. Jane McKie
  79. Hollie McNish
  80. Paula Meehan
  81. Myung Mi Kim
  82. Dorothy Molloy
  83. Marianne Moore
  84. Kim Moore
  85. Sinead Morrissey
  86. Helen Mort
  87. Eileen Myles
  88. Doireann Ní Ghríofa
  89. Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
  90. Sharon Olds
  91. Mary Oliver
  92. Caitriona O'Reilly
  93. Alice Oswald
  94. Dorothy Parker
  95. Morgan Parker
  96. Elise Partridge
  97. Brigit Pegeen Kelly
  98. Rebecca Perry
  99. Sylvia Plath
  100. Sheena Pugh
  101. Kathleen Raine
  102. Camille Rankin
  103. Claudia Rankine
  104. Angela Readman
  105. Adrienne Rich
  106. Denise Riley
  107. Sue Rose
  108. Christina Rossetti
  109. Mary Ruefle
  110. Muriel Rukeyser
  111. Carol Rumens
  112. Kay Ryan
  113. Jacqueline Saphra
  114. Robyn Schiff
  115. Gjertrud Schnackenberg
  116. Anne Sexton
  117. Patty Seyburn
  118. Claire Shaw
  119. Naomi Shihab Nye
  120. Warsan Shire
  121. Penelope Shuttle
  122. Zoe Skoulding
  123. Dorothea Smartt
  124. Edith Sodergran
  125. Karen Solie
  126. Anne Stevenson
  127. Wislawa Szymborska
  128. Laura Taylor
  129. Joelle Taylor
  130. Kate Tempest
  131. Rosemary Tonks
  132. Marina Tsvetaeva
  133. Shiela Wingfield
  134. D. Wright

Anyone missing? Send in your nominations! 

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