Black Women as Giants: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

On May 4th 2017 Northwestern University Press presented Black Women as Giants: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks. Acclaimed poets, Toi Derricotte, Nikky Finney, Vievee Francis, Angela Jackson, and Patricia Smith came together as an unprecedented collective on the campus of Northwestern University to celebrate and reflect on the life, work and impact of Chicago’s literary giant.

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