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Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Emily Dickenson, Sylvia Plath.
These are a few of the worlds great female poets. You’ve read their work in school. But how many more can you name? Women have been influential in the field of poetry – although not always getting the credit they deserve.
Today, we’ll talk to a woman poet who is working to compile the largest database of women poets in the world. And we’ll hear from young female poets about why they write. Join the conversation