Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. She has authored over a dozen books of poetry, as well as plays and children’s books. She was a recipient of 1993 Pew Fellowships in the Arts.
Born: September 9, 1934 (age 78), Birmingham
Spouse: Etheridge Knight
Education: Hunter College (1955), Howard University, New York University
Awards: American Book Awards, Frost Medal
Nominations: National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
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