The 12th edition of the International Who's Who in Poetry is a unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and freshest talent in poetry today. Containing biographies of more than 4,000 contemporary poets world-wide, this essential reference work provides truly international coverage. The well known poets, as well as talented up-and-coming writers are profiled.
· Each entry provides full career history and publication details
· The career profile section is supplemented by lists of Poets Laureate of the United Kingdom and USA, Oxford University professors of poetry, poet winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature, winners of the Pulitzer Prize for American Poetry and of the King's/Queen's Gold medal and other poetry prizes
· A summary of poetic forms and rhyme schemes
· Lists over 8,000 important and influential authors and poets of the last 3,000 years
· An international appendices section lists prizes and past prize-winners, organizations, magazines and publishers.