Nikki Giovanni at the American Writers Museum

Price — $0.00 – $12.00

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Writer, poet, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni is one of America's best-known African-American poets. She is the recipient of 7 NAACP image awards and has written more than 30 books. She will be reading from new and previous works.

Poet Nikki Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7, 1943. Although she grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, she and her sister returned to Knoxville each summer to visit their grandparents. Nikki graduated with honors in history from her grandfather's alma mater, Fisk University. Since 1987, she has been on the faculty at Virginia Tech, where she is a University Distinguished Professor.

Nikki Giovanni at the American Writers Museum

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