Samuel Daniel, Delia, sonnets; dedicated to the Countess of Pembroke (see also Delia and Rosamond Augmented1594)
Gabriel Harvey, Three Letters, and Certaine Sonnets: Especially touching Robert Greene, and other parties, by him abused, poetry and prose; also published this year, the related Foure Letters and Certain Sonnets (see also Three Proper, and Whittie, Familiar Letters 1580)
Edmund Spenser, Daphnaïda. An Elegy upon the death of the noble and vertuous Douglas Howard, Daughter and heire of Henry Lord Howard, Viscount Byndon, and wife of Arthure Gorges Esquier (although one source states the work was first published in London in January of this year, another states the book was published in 1591)
William Warner, Albions England: The Third Time Corrected and Augmented, third edition, with 9 books (see also Albions England1586, second edition 1589, fourth edition 1596, fifth edition 1602, A Continuance of Albions England1606)
April 9 – Juraj Tranovský, also known as "George" (instead of Juraj) or (Latinized version) "Tranoscius" (died 1637), Czech and Slovak hymnwriter, sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs"