I've mentioned my discovery of Marge Piercy elsewhere. "Available Light" is a collection of poems that I have found to be eminently readable, entertaining, and just what I want from such a work. Piercy's personality (or at least the one she wishes to project) comes through loud and clear. She is a feminist, in love with her husband (Ira Wood), and a Jew.
Poetry Foundation entry: Marge Piercy
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