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The Terrible Stories

The Terrible Stories( )
Author: Clifton, Lucille
Series title:American Poets Continuum Ser.
ISBN:978-1-880238-37-0
Publication Date:Sep 1996
Publisher:BOA Editions, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

The long-awaited tenth collection of poetry from the Shelley Memorial Prize-winning poet Lucille Clifton.

Book Details
Pages:70
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.288 Pounds
Author Biography
Clifton, Lucille (Author)
Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York on June 27, 1936. She was the first person in her family to graduate from high school. She attended Howard University, where she majored in drama, for two years before deciding that she would rather write poetry. Her first poetry collection Good Times was published in 1969. During her lifetime, she wrote 11 books of poetry and 20 children's books. She won numerous awards including the Coretta Scott King Award for Everett Anderson's Good-bye in 1984, the National Book Award for Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, 1988-2000 in 2001, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize award in 2007. She was the Poet Laureate of Maryland from 1979 to 1985. She died after a long battle with cancer and other illnesses on February 13, 2010 at the age of 73.

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