Famous poets and writers - Welcome to the poem lounge. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) English poet and playwright. Famous plays include Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Merchant of Venice and Hamlet. Shakespeare is widely considered the seminal writer of the English language.
Charlotte Bronte (1816 – 1855) English novelist and poet, from Haworth. Her best-known novel is ‘Jane Eyre’ (1847). And others.