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VOTES FOR WOMEN (POETS)

Posted on February 19 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 poems by women. The list has grown and we've exceeded our top 100 but couldn't miss anyone out! We'll be running an online survey next week in honour of International Women's Day and Women's History month to find your final favourites. Send in your votes now to get your favourite included in the final poll. In alphabetical order here are the nominations so far for #100WomenPoets:

Fleur Adcock | Kim Addonizio | Gillian Allnutt |Maya Angelou |  Jenny Bornholdt | Carol Ann Duffy |Rae Armantrout |Tiffany Atkinson | Ingeborg Bachmann | Elizabeth Barrett Browning | Tara Bergin | Liz Berry | Sujata Bhatts | Linda Bierds | Caroline Bird | Elizabeth Bishop | Anna Blandiana | Eavan Boland | Andrea Brady | Zoe Brigley | Gwendolyn Brooks | Colette Bryce | Anne Carson | Nina Cassian | Maya Catherine Popa | V Chang | Inger Christensen | May Cledderburn Cannan | Kate Clanchy | Jane Clark | Gillian Clarke | Wendy Cope | Frances Cornford | Claire Crowther | H. D. | Ailbhe Darcy | Imtiaz Dharkar | Emily Dickinson | Josephine Dickinson | Rita Dove | Sasha Dugdale | Helen Dunmore | A E Stallings | Ruth Fainlight | Vicki Feaver | Elaine Feeney | Leontia Flynn | Caroline Forche | Alice Fulton | Louise Gluck | Jorie Graham | Vona Groarke | Marilyn Hacker | Jen Hadfield | Selima Hill | Frances Horovitz | Sarah Howe | Marie Howe | Keri Hulme | Kathleen Jamie | Jenny Joseph | Mischa Kaleko | Olena Kalytiak Davis | Kapka Kassabova | Jackie Kay | Angela Kirby |  Vanessa Kisuule |  Carolyn Kizer |  Ilyse Kusnetz | Louise Labé | Freda Laughton | Dorianna Laux | Melissa Lee-Houghton | Denise Levertov | Gwyneth Lewis | Liz Lochead | Kirsten Luckins | Suzanne Lumis | Hera Lyndsay Bird |  Sarah Maguire | Patricia McCarthy  Medbh McGuckian | Jane McKie | Hollie McNish | Paula Meehan | Myung Mi Kim | Dorothy Molloy | Marianne Moore | Kim Moore | Sinead Morrissey | Helen Mort | Eileen Myles | Doireann Ní Ghríofa | Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | Sharon Olds | Mary Oliver | Caitriona O'Reilly | Alice Oswald | Dorothy Parker | Morgan Parker | Elise Partridge | Brigit Pegeen Kelly | Rebecca Perry | Sylvia Plath | Sheena Pugh | Kathleen Raine | Camille Rankin | Claudia Rankine | Angela Readman | Adrienne Rich | Denise Riley | Sue Rose | Christina Rossetti | Mary Ruefle |Muriel Rukeyser | Carol Rumens | Kay Ryan  | Jacqueline Saphra | Robyn Schiff | Gjertrud Schnackenberg | Anne Sexton | Patty Seyburn | Clare Shaw | Naomi Shihab Nye |Warsan Shire | Penelope Shuttle | Zoe Skoulding | Dorothea Smartt | Edith Sodergran |Karen Solie | Jean Sprackland | Anne Stevenson | Wislawa Szymborska | Laura Taylor | Joelle Taylor | Kate Tempest | Róisín Tierney| Rosemary Tonks | Marina Tsvetaeva | Shiela Wingfield | D. Wright | Sappho | Frieda Hughes | Mary Sidney Herbert | Mary Dorcey | Tusiata Avia | Selina Tusitala Marsh | Michele Leggott | Pam Ayres | Dorothy Porter | Jan Owen | Carola Luther | Kona Macphee | Charlotte Mew

 

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