Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Rita Dove

Greetings! The Revolutionary Poet of the Week is Rita Dove. In 1952, Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio. Her books of poetry include Sonata Mulattica (W. W. Norton, 2009); American Smooth (2004); On the Bus with Rosa Parks (1999), which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Mother Love (1995); Selected Poems (1993); Grace Notes (1989); Thomas and Beulah (Carnegie Mellon, 1986), which won the … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Rita Dove