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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center - Browsing All Poets and Authors

You can browse for information about poets and authors right from the Poetry Reference Center Home Page. The Authors feature lists thousands of poets and authors and can be browsed by name, genre, periods, schools and movements, cultural identity and nationality.

To browse an Author Profile:

  1. From the Home Page, click the Authors link in the More drop-down in the top toolbar or the All Poets and Authors link in the Browse box on the Home screen.

  2. The Browse Authors List displays. Enter your search terms in the Browse for field. You can enter all or part of a search term.

  3. Select a radio button to browse alphabetically or by relevance to your terms and click Browse.

    • Use the A - Z links, or Next | Previous links to browse through the list.

    • Viewing authors by Poets is the default setting. Alternatively, you can use the Genre, Periods, Schools & Movements, Cultural Identity and Nationality tabs to browse works by the categories on each tab.


  4. Click on any of the entries to view the detailed record for the selected author. From the detail view, you can print, e-mail, save, or export the author information.

  5. Click the hyperlinked author name in the record to see a result list of available biographies about the author.