Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Annie Allen and one of the most celebrated African American poets. She was Poet Laureate for the state of Illinois, a National Women's Hall of Fame inductee, and a recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. She received fifty honorary degrees. Her other books include A Street in Bronzeville, In the Mecca, The Bean Eaters, and Maud Martha.
These are amazing beautiful poems from a gifted poet. A must for your personal library collection.Published 2 months ago by Bartholomew Roberts
I came across this poet at a library book sale, and ordered this book to read more from this African-American writer. Excellent reflections of life and its difficulties and joys.Published 4 months ago by PA Book Lover