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Nikki Giovanni

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19880219

Nikki Giovanni has written more than 17 books and has been called "the black princess" of poetry. Here she gives a direct, funny, energetic, and opinionated lecture and poetry reading that was recorded at Missouri Western State College.

| Subject Matter: Race, Culture | Interview Year: 1988 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Langston Hughes Award, American Book Award |

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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