Abram Joseph Ryan The Rev. Abram Joseph Ryan (February 5, 1838 - April 22, 1886) was an American poet, an active proponent of the Confederate States of America, and a Catholic priest.
Adam Naruszewicz Adam Stanisław Naruszewicz was a Polish nobleman from an impoverished aristocratic family, poet, historian, dramatist, translator, publicist, Jesuit and titular Bishop of Smolensk and bishop of Łuck.
Adelaide Anne Procter Adelaide Anne Procter (30 October 1825 – 2 February 1864) was a British poet and philanthropist.
Adélia Prado Adélia Luzia Prado Freitas (born December 13, 1935), is a Brazilian writer and poet.
Agnes Repplier Agnes Repplier (April 1, 1855 – November 15, 1950) was an American essayist.
Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair was a military officer during the Jacobite Rising as well as a legendary - sometimes regarded as the premier - poet in the Scottish Gaelic language.
Alexander Pope Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer.
Alice Gurschner Alice Gurschner (née Pollak, 8 October 1869, Vienna – 26 March 1944, Vienna) was an Austrian writer.
Alice Meynell Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell (née Thompson; 22 September 1847 – 27 November 1922) was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now remembered mainly as a poet.
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff Anna Elisabeth Franziska Adolphine Wilhelmine Louise Maria, Freiin von Droste zu Hülshoff, known as Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (January 10 or 12 1797 – May 24, 1848), was a 19th-cen...
Clemente Rebora Clemente Rebora (6 January 1885 – 1 November 1957) was a poet from Milan, Italy.
Clifford J. Laube Clifford J. Laube (1891–1974) was an American Catholic poet, magazine and newspaper editor and publisher.
Condé Benoist Pallen Condé Benoist Pallen (December 5, 1858 – May 26, 1929) was an American Catholic editor and author.
Coventry Patmore Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (23 July 1823 – 26 November 1896) was an English poet and critic best known for The Angel in the House, his narrative poem about an ideal happy marriage.
Dante Alighieri Durante degli Alighieri, simply referred to as Dante (c. 1265–1321), was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages.
David Jones (artist-poet) David Jones CH was both a painter and one of the first-generation British modernist poets. As a painter he worked chiefly in watercolour, painting portraits and animal, landscape, legendary and religious subjects. He was also a wood-engraver and designer of inscriptions.
David Jones (poet) David Jones CH (1 November 1895 – 28 October 1974) was both a painter and one of the first-generation British modernist poets.
Denis Florence MacCarthy Denis Florence MacCarthy (1817–1882) was an Irish poet, translator, and biographer, born in Lower O'Connell Street, Dublin.
Denise Levertov Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 – December 20, 1997) was a British-born American poet.
Eileen Duggan Eileen May Duggan OBE was a New Zealand poet and journalist, from an Irish Roman Catholic family.
Ernesto Cardenal Reverend Father Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (born January 20, 1925) is a Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician.
Fernando Rielo Fernando Rielo Pardal (28 August 1923 – 6 December 2004) was a mystical poet, philosopher, author, metaphysician, and Founder of a Catholic religious institute.
Francis Thompson Francis Thompson was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but, in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years. A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book Poems in 1893.
Francisco del Castillo Andraca Francisco del Castillo O.Merced or Francisco del Castillo Andraca (1716–1770) was a Peruvian poet, writer and priest of the Order of Mercy.
Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg-Stolberg Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg-Stolberg (7 November 1750 – 5 December 1819), was a German poet, lawyer and translator born at Bramstedt in Holstein (then a part of Denmark).
George Coşbuc George Coşbuc (; September 20, 1866, Hordou, nowadays Coşbuc in Bistriţa-Năsăud County—May 9, 1918, Bucharest) was a Romanian poet, translator, teacher, and journalist, best remembered for his v...
George Coșbuc George Coşbuc (September 20, 1866, Hordou, nowadays Coşbuc in Bistriţa-Năsăud County—May 9, 1918, Bucharest) was a Romanian poet, translator, teacher, and journalist, best remembered for his ver...
Gerard Manley Hopkins Reverend Father Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets.
Gheorghe Şincai Gheorghe Şincai (Sinkay György) (February 28, 1754 – November 2, 1816) was an ethnic Romanian Transylvanian historian, philologist, translator, poet, and representative of the Enlightenment-infl...
Gheorghe Șincai Gheorghe Şincai (Sinkay György) (February 28, 1754 – November 2, 1816) was an ethnic Romanian Transylvanian historian, philologist, translator, poet, and representative of the Enlightenment-infl...
Ghevont Alishan Father Ghevont Alishan (Ղևոնդ Ալիշան) (1820-1901; also spelled Ghevond Alishan) was an ordained Armenian Catholic priest, historian and a poet.
Gilbert Luis R. Centina III Gilbert Luis R. Centina III of Belleville, New Jersey, an award-winning Catholic poet, is the author of five poetry books and two novels.
Gjergj Fishta Gjergj Fishta (October 23, 1871 – December 30, 1940) was an Albanian Franciscan, poet, rilindas, and a translator.
Guido Gezelle Guido Pieter Theodorus Josephus Gezelle (1 May 1830 – 27 November 1899) was an influential writer and poet and a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium.
Gwilym Puw Captain Gwilym Puw (sometimes anglicised as William Pugh) (c.
Heinrich von Laufenberg Heinrich von Laufenberg (ca. 1390–1460) was a German Roman Catholic fertile writer in prose and verse of the fifteenth century.
Henry Constable Henry Constable (1562 – 9 October 1613) was an English poet, known particularly for Diana, one of the first English sonnet sequences.
Hugh F. Blunt Monsignor Hugh Francis Blunt, LL.D. (January 20, 1877 – 1957), was a Catholic priest, author, poet, and apologist.
I. M. Rașcu I. M. Rașcu was a Romanian poet of Symbolist verse, cultural promoter, comparatist, and schoolteacher.
Ivan Bunić Vučić Đivo Sarov Bunić, now known predominantly as Ivan Bunić Vučić, was a Croatian politician and poet from the Republic of Ragusa.
Ivan Gundulić Dživo Franov Gundulić (also Gianfrancesco Gondola; 8 January 1589 – 8 December 1638; Nickname: Mačica), better known today as Ivan Gundulić, is the most prominent Croatian Baroque...
Jan Twardowski Jan Jakub Twardowski (June 1, 1915 – January 18, 2006) was a Polish poet, but, as he said of himself, he was a priest (of the Catholic Church) first of all.
Jan Zahradníček Jan Zahradníček (January 17, 1905, Mastník, near Třebíč, Bohemia − October 10, 1960, Vlčatín, near Žďár nad Sázavou, Czechoslovakia) was a Czech poet of the early and mid-20th century.
John Abbot (poet) John Abbot (1587/1588 – c. 1650) was an English Roman Catholic clergyman and poet.
John Dryden John Dryden was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden.
José Iglesias de la Casa José Iglesias de la Casa (October 31, 1748, Salamanca – August 26, 1791, Carbajosa de la Sagrada) was a Spanish priest and poet.
Juan Pérez de Montalbán Juan Pérez de Montalbán (1602 – 25 June 1638) was a Spanish Catholic priest, dramatist, poet and novelist.
Ján Hollý Ján Hollý was a Slovak poet and translator. He was the first greater Slovak poet to write exclusively in the newly standardized literary Slovak language. His predecessors mostly wrote in various regional versions of Czech, Slovakized Czech or Latin.
K O Arvidson Kenneth Owen Arvidson MA, is a New Zealand poet and academic.
K. O. Arvidson Kenneth Owen Arvidson (born 1938) MA (Auckland), is a New Zealand poet and academic.
Leo Yankevich Leo Yankevich (born 30 October 1961) is an American poet and the editor of The New Formalist.
Lionel Johnson Lionel Pigot Johnson was an English poet, essayist and critic.
Louise Imogen Guiney Louise Imogen Guiney (January 7, 1861 – November 2, 1920) was an American poet, essayist and editor born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Luís de Camões Luís Vaz de Camões is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas.
Madeleva Wolff Sister M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C., (1887 – 1964), the "lady abbess of nun poets", was the third President of Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.
Maelbrighte Ó Hussey Maelbrighte Ó Hussey (in Irish, Maol Brighde Ó Heodhusa; in Latin, Brigidus Hossæus), known also as Giolla-Brigid and as Bonaventura Hussey, was a Franciscan Friar, teach...
Maironis Maironis (born Jonas Mačiulis June 28, 1932) is one of the most famous Lithuanian romantic poets.
Marko Marulić Marko Marulić (18 August 1450 – 5 January 1524) was a Croatian national poet and Christian humanist, known as the Crown of the Croatian Medieval Age and the father of the Croatian Renais...
Maurice Baring Maurice Baring (27 April 1874 – 14 December 1945) was an English man of letters, known as a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator and essayist, and also as a travel writer and war correspondent.
Max Jacob Max Jacob (12 July 1876 – 5 March 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic.
Meriol Trevor Meriol Trevor was one of the most prolific Roman Catholic women writers of the twentieth century.
Ndoc Nikaj Ndoc Nikaj (1864-1951) was an Albanian priest, writer, and historian.
Ndre Mjeda Ndre Mjeda (November 20, 1866 – August 1, 1937) was an Albanian Gheg poet.
Patrick Joseph Hartigan Monsignor Patrick Joseph Hartigan (13 October 1878 – 27 December 1952) was an Australian Roman Catholic priest, educator, author and poet.
Paul Claudel Paul Claudel (6 August 1868 – 23 February 1955) was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptor Camille Claudel.
Philip Lamantia Philip Lamantia (October 23, 1927 – March 7, 2005) was an American poet and lecturer.
Pierre Gringoire Pierre Gringoire (1475? - 1538) was a popular French poet and playwright.
Raymond Roseliep Raymond Roseliep (August 11, 1917 – December 6, 1983) was a poet and contemporary master of the English haiku and a Catholic priest.
Regina Derieva Regina Derieva (1949 – December 11, 2013) was a Russian poet and writer who published around thirty books of poetry, essays, and prose.
Richard Crashaw Richard Crashaw (c. 1613 – 21 August 1649), was an English poet, styled "the divine," and known as one of the central figures associated with the Metaphysical poets in 17th Century English liter...
Robert J. Fox Robert J. Fox (December 24, 1928– November 26, 2009) was an American priest of the Roman Catholic faith.
Robert Southwell (Jesuit) Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), also Saint Robert Southwell, was an English Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order.
Roy Campbell (poet) Ignatius Royston Dunnachie Campbell, better known as Roy Campbell, (2 October 1901 – 23 April 1957) was a South African poet and satirist.
Torquato Tasso Torquato Tasso (11 March 1544 – 25 April 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered, 1580), in which he dep...
Trojan Gundulić Trojan Gundulić or Troiano Gondola was a merchant and printer from the Republic of Ragusa.