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The golden shovel anthology : new poems honoring Gwendolyn Brooks / edited by Peter Kahn, Ravi Shankar, and Patricia Smith ; with a foreword by Terrance Hayes.

Imprint Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2017.
Description li, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
American poetry -- 21st century.
American poetry.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10992041
Varying Form of Title Portion of title Poems honoring Gwendolyn Brooks
Other authors / contributors Kahn, Peter.
Shankar, Ravi.
Smith, Patricia.
Hayes, Terrance.
ISBN 1682260240
9781682260241
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary "The last words of each line in a Golden Shovel poem are, in order, words from a line or lines taken from a Brooks poem. The poems are, in a way, secretly encoded to enable both a horizontal reading of the new poem and vertical reading down the right-hand margin of Brooks's original. An array of writers, including Pulitzer Prize winners, T. S. Eliot Prize winners, National Book Award winners, and National Poet Laureates, have written poems for this anthology: Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Nikki Giovani, Sharon Olds, Tracy K. Smith, Mark Doty, Sharon Draper, and Julia Glass are just a few of the contributing poets" --

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Call Number: PS3503.R7244 Z55 2017

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