American Women

feminism
“…these efforts are an integral part of what appears to be a larger and longer-term trend in American verse: the emergence of a generation of women poets whose visibility, authority, and regard within the national poetry community, judging from the available hard data, notably outstrips that of their male counterparts. Indeed, after many decades of patriarchal hegemony, the new gender gap in American poetry is both significant and widening.” More at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/seth-abramson/the-widening-gender-gap-i_b_4213440.html