Top 20 Poet celebrities in Connecticut

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Poet celebrities [Updated May 29, 2022].

1. Helen Hoyt

Helen Hoyt net worth 2020
Helen Hoyt was born on January 22, 1887 in Connecticut.
Her poems were published by Poetry, The Egoist, and The Masses.

2. Joel Barlow

Joel Barlow net worth 2020
Joel Barlow was born on March 24, 1754 in Connecticut.
He, John Trumbull, and Timothy Dwight became known collectively as the "Hartford Wits."

3. Hayden Carruth

Hayden Carruth was born on August 3, 1921 in Connecticut.
His poems were infused with hints of the blues, jazz, and radical politics.

4. Melvin Dixon

Melvin Dixon was born on May 29, 1950 in Connecticut.
His novel, Trouble the Water, won the Charles H. and N. Mildred Nilon Excellence in Minority Fiction Award.

5. Chase Twichell

Chase Twichell was born on August 20, 1950 in Connecticut.
Her 1998 collection of poems, The Snow Watcher, shows the influence of her study of Zen Buddhism.