Quilting: Poems, 1987-1990

Quilting: Poems, 1987-1990

by Lucille Clifton


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Quilting: Poems, 1987-1990 by Lucille Clifton

Brilliantly honed language, sharp rhythms and striking syntax empower Lucille Clifton's personal and artistic odyssey. Hers is poetry of birth, death, children, community, history, sexuality and spirituality, and she addresses these themes with passion, humor, anger and spiritual awe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780918526816
Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Series: American Poets Continuum Series , #21
Pages: 89
Sales rank: 810,637
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Lucille Clifton won the 2007 Ruth Lilly Poetry Award. Her book, Blessing the Boats (BOA Editions), won the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry. Two of Clifton's BOA poetry collections were chosen as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. Clifton's awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and an Emmy Award.

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