Jad Abumrad
Uzo Aduba
Alan Alda
Elizabeth Alexander
Laurie Anderson
Lauren Bacall
Joan Baez
William F. Baker
Alec Baldwin
Dan Barber
Mario Batali
Sam Beam
Frank Bidart
Roy Blount, Jr.
Wayne Brady
Adrien Brody
Tom Brokaw
Ellen Burstyn
Candace Bushnell
Gabriel Byrne
Nick Cannon
Robert Caro
Graydon Carter
Rosanne Cash
Dick Cavett
Josh Charles
Patricia Clarkson
Glenn Close
Alexandra Contreras-Montesano*
Michaela Coplen*
Katie Couric
Billy Crudup
Alan Cumming
Michael Cunningham
Ann Curry
Tim Daly
Tyne Daly
Antonio Damasio
Claire Danes
Johnathan Demme
Lesley Dill
Matt Dillon
Minnie Driver
Christopher Durang
Jesse Eisenberg
Mohammed Fairouz
Jules Feiffer
Tina Fey
Diane von Furstenberg
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Savion Glover
Jorie Graham
Patty Griffin
John Guare
Agnes Gund
Jake Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal
David Halberstam
Glen Hansard
John Wesley Harding
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Ethan Hawke
Terrance Hayes
Maurice Hines
Terrence Howard
Eileen Huang*
Holly Hunter
Madhur Jaffrey
Judith Jamison
Bill T. Jones
Sebastian Junger
Bill Keller
Caroline Kennedy
Edward M. Kennedy
Chip Kidd
Kevin Kline
Yusef Komunyakaa
Kris Kristofferson
Tony Kushner
Jhumpa Lahiri
Christine Lahti
James Lapine
Claire Lee
Janna Levin
Maya Lin
Anita Lo
Juliet Lubwama*
Brice Marden
Julianna Margulies
Wynton Marsalis
Colum McCann
Frank McCourt
Julie Mehretu
Louis Menand
Stephin Merrit
Philippe de Montebello
Mark Morris
Ambassador Daniel Mulhall
Liam Neeson
Drew Nieporent
Jessye Norman
Toyin Ojih Odutola
Amanda Palmer
Mary-Louise Parker
Suzan-Lori Parks
Rosie Perez
George Plimpton
Maria Popova
Natalie Portman
Parker Posey
Samantha Power
Dan Rather
Vanessa Redgrave
Dianne Reeves
Steve Reich
Ruth Reichl
Joey Reisberg*
Frank Rich
David Rockefeller, Jr.
Daniel Rose
Cynthia Rowley
Amy Ryan
Meg Ryan
Oliver Sacks
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Diane Sawyer
Simon Schama
Julian Schnabel
Liev Schreiber
Brooke Shields
John Simon
Paul Simon
Lorna Simpson
Liz Smith
Patti Smith
Zadie Smith
Theodore C. Sorensen
Esperanza Spalding
Regina Spektor
Gloria Steinem
Mark "Stew" Stewart
Patrick Stewart
Sting
Mark Strand
Meryl Streep
Rose Styron
William Styron
Amber Tamblyn
Uma Thurman
Krista Tippett
Kathleen Turner
Gloria Vanderbilt
Harold Varmus
Gore Vidal
Mike Wallace
Sam Waterston
Carrie Mae Weems
William Wegman
Matthew Weiner
Wendy Whelan
Dianne Wiest
Vanessa Williams
Cassandra Wilson
Patrick Wilson
Debra Winger
Alfre Woodard
Bill Yosses

Poetry & the Creative Mind

*National Student Poets Program