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Dove, Rita Frances

Born: 1952 AD
Currently alive, at 64 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Educators, Poets

US poet

 

wrote poetry collections "The Yellow House on the Corner" 1980, "Thomas and Beulah" 1986 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1987), "Grace Notes" 1989, "On the Bus With Rosa Parks" 1999

 

US poet laureate 1993-1995 (1st black US poet laureate)