Sunday, February 1, 2009

Potpourri: Literature & Women's Studies

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Quiz #6

Born in Detroit in 1941, earned her B.A. in special education from Wayne State University and in 1984 received an M.A. in English and creative writing from New York University. She’s currently a professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, she has been the recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Distinguished Pioneering of the Arts Award from the United Black Artists, the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, a Pushcart Prize, and the Folger Shakespeare Library Poetry Book Award. Who is she?


Doret said...

Faith Adiele

Color Online said...

Sorry. Wrong answer. Try again.

Anonymous said...

Poet Nikki Giovanni

susan said...

Nikki Giovanni was not born in Detroit.

Hint: She is the co-founder of Cave Canem.

Color Online said...

FYI, Ms. Giovanni teaches at Virginia Tech.