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Gwendolyn Brooks

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Catalog Number: 19840420

While at a live reading at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, shares some of her favorite poems, including "We Real Cool." Parts 1 and 2 of a 1988 interview with Gwendolyn Brooks and a Past American Voice Compilation program, are all available in our Audio Archives.

| Interview Year: 1984 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, United States Poet Laureate |

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