Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems (Paperback)

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Description


A resonant, powerful collection from one of America’s preeminent poets.

In Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea, Nikki Giovanni turns her pen to nature and the environment, the might and grace of women, her battle with cancer, the relationships between mothers and daughters, the state of the nation, and more.

About the Author


Poet, activist, mother, and professor, Nikki Giovanni is a three-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 other honors. The author of twenty-seven books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection, she is the University Distinguished Professor/English at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, and an Oprah Living Legend.

Praise for Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems…


“One of her best collections to date.”
-Essence

“An embracing, uplifting, and sustaining voice.”
-Booklist

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060099534
ISBN-13: 9780060099534
Published: Harper Perennial, 01/01/2011
Pages: 128
Language: English