How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton (Author) Aracelis Girmay (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
BOA Editions
Publish Date
September 08, 2020
Pages
278
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781950774142

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About the Author

Lucille Clifton (1936-2010) was an award winning poet, fiction writer, and author of children's books. Her poetry collection, Blessing the Boats: New & Selected Poems 1988-2000 (BOA, 2000), won the National Book Award for Poetry. In 1988 she became the only author to have two collections selected in the same year as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir (BOA, 1987), and Next: New Poems (BOA, 1987). In 1996, her collection The Terrible Stories (BOA, 1996), was a finalist for the National Book Award. Among her many other awards and accolades are the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Frost Medal, and an Emmy Award. In 2013, her posthumously published collection The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 (BOA, 2012), was awarded the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry.