Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image


100 Essential Modern Poems by Women, Hardback Book

100 Essential Modern Poems by Women Hardback

Edited by Joseph Parisi, Kathleen Welton


Presents the masterpieces of fifty great women poets in the English language over the past 150 years.

Like the widely praised 100 Essential Modern Poems, this accessible volume is filled with wisdom and insights to delight.

Includes ideas about courage and endurance, life and death, faith and hope, and the continuing search for meaning, as well as the favorite subjects of love, marriage, family dynamics, and nature.

Selected by Joseph Parisi, former longtime editor of Poetry magazine, with Kathleen Welton, the collection features such acclaimed poets as Emily Dickinson, Lucille Clifton, Maxine Kumin, Audre Lorde, Marianne Moore, Mary Oliver, Linda Pastan, Sylvia Plath, Kay Ryan, and May Swenson.

Also includes many fine but forgotten poets and several contemporary poets who will surprise, stimulate, and amuse readers.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry
  • ISBN: 9781566637411



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops