Susan Howe (born June 10, 1937) is an American poet, scholar, essayist and critic, who has been nearby associated considering the Language poets, among further poetry movements. Her function is often classified as Postmodern because it expands established notions of genre (fiction, essay, prose and poetry). Many of Howe's books are layered behind historical, mythical, and new references, often presented in an marginal format. Her bill contains lyrical echoes of sound, and still is not pinned beside by a consistent metrical pattern or a usual poetic rhyme scheme.
Howe is the recipient of the 2017 Robert Frost Medal awarded by the Poetry Society of America, the recipient of the 2011 Bollingen Prize in American Poetry, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.