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ContributionsJacqueline Vaught Brogan (Editor), Cordelia Candelaria (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages287
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Open LibraryOL10283550M
ISBN 100268019568
ISBN 109780268019563

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While many omissions are apparent in hindsight. Particular attention is paid to women poets and poets from various ethnic groups. Poets such as Amiri Baraka, Nathaniel Mackey, Natasha Trethewey, and Tracy Smith are featured. The encyclopedia also contains entries on a wide selection of Latino and Native American poets and substantial coverage of the avant-garde and experimental movements and.

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The Wilder Series Book Prize is open to women over 50 years of age (established or emerging poets) and includes a $ prize, publication by Two Sylvias Press, 20 copies of the winning book, and a vintage, art nouveau pendant.Joy Harjo was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

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