Reality is more frightening than anything that I could ever hope to write!
Monday, February 18, 2008
Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917-December 3, 2000)
Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas and raised in Chicago. She is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, including, Children Coming Home (The David Co., 1991); Blacks (1987); To Disembark (1981); The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems (1986); Riot (1969); In the Mecca (1968); The Bean Eaters (1960); Annie Allen (1949), for which she received the Pulitzer Prize; and A Street in Bronzeville (1945).