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Deaf Poets: Introduction



This InfoGuide focuses on selected Deaf poets who publish their works in English, and their works are in our collections. If you are interested in ASL poets, please see the InfoGuide link below. There are many Deaf poets, and if you come across a poet that you think I should add, please let me know of their works so they can be ordered, and we can add them. 

Please note that the Tactile Mind, and Kiss-Fist magazines, also have poems. Also, check out The Heart of Deaf Culture literature section. All are linked below.

Some of the print books are "off-site" in building 99. Please use the request tab above the record to get the item. If you are faculty/staff, you can request the item be delivered and can skip the request step by filling out the form. 

Use the Gallaudet Encyclopedia to find poets. 

Deaf Studies Archives (3rd floor) has a Robert Panara Poetry collection. If interested in reviewing the collection, make an appointment with the archivist, Liz Call. The archives contact page is linked below.

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