The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998
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About the Author
Nikki Giovanni, poet, activist, mother, and professor, is a seven-time NAACP Image Award winner and the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, and holds the Langston Hughes Medal for Outstanding Poetry, among many other honors. The author of twenty-eight books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection, she is the University Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.
"One of the finest poets of our time. . . Her work still resonates."--Ebony
"Wise and mischievous, Giovanni is a must-read at every stage if her happily, still growing oeuvre."--Booklist
"What a powerful first impression she made. This collection of early work is an excellent reminder."--Library Journal