Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
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- Gillian Gill has taught at Northeastern, Wellesley, Yale and Harvard and is also the author of biographies of Agatha Christie and Mary Baker Eddy.
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