Gordon Bottomley Poems

 

Gordon Bottomley was an English poet and playwright who was well known for his verse dramas.  He had a number of collections of poetry published along with over a dozen plays.  He was greatly influenced by the Romantic poets of his time, along with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of artists and writers of the mid-19th century.  He also greatly admired the work of writer and ...

Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley Poems

 

Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley was a country vicar of the C of E who was also a poet and hymn writer.  He published in excess of forty books, some of which were poetry while others included a biography of his good friend John Ruskin and a number of studies of the natural beauty of his beloved Lake District.  He was a prolific sonnet writer ...

George Gordon McCrae Poems

 

George Gordon McCrae was a Scottish-born, Australian poet and man of letters who also served the government of the state of Victoria for many years, rising to the position of Deputy Registrar-General. He was born on the 29th May 1833 in the Edinburgh district of Leith which lies just to the north of the city on the banks of the Firth of Forth.  His ...

George Marion McClellan Poems

 

George Marion McClellan was an African American poet and writer of fictional short stories.  Throughout his life he worked tirelessly as a minister of the Congregational church to educate and inform people on the subject of racial justice and dignity for African Americans.  His work as a writer most certainly helped him in this difficult task. He was born on the 29th September ...

Grace Ellery Channing Poems

 

Grace Ellery Channing was an American poet and playwright whose work was much inspired by time spent living in California and also by different spells in Italy, one of which she spent working as a war correspondent (1916-18).  She had a lot of work published in a magazine called The Land of Sunshine and she eventually became associate editor of this west coast ...