Lucille Clifton


Finalist, 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. “Clifton mythologizes herself: that is, she illuminated her surroundings and history from within in a way that casts light on much beyond.”--The Women's Review of Books
21 printed pages
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    Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted6 months ago
    The University of Massachusetts Press’ Juniper Prize for poetry, a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, an Emmy Award from the American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Poet Laureate of the State of Maryland.
    Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted6 months ago
    Her other teaching experiences have included appointments as Elliston Poet at the University of Cincinnati, Jenny Moore Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at George Washington University, and Woodrow Wilson Scholar at Fisk University, Trinity College and other universities. She currently teaches at the University of California at Santa Cruz
    Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted6 months ago
    6 it is late
    it is late
    in white america.

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