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Elizabeth Alexander, Inauguration Poet

January 18, 2009 by Reader's Connection

Elizabeth Alexander, the poet selected to read at President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, will appear on February 26th as a participant in Butler’s Visiting Writers Series.

IMCPL owns these books written (or co-authored, in the case of the first title) by Ms. Alexander . . .


Miss Crandall's School

Miss Crandall’s School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color: Poems





American Sublime

American Sublime: Poems








The Black Interior

The Black Interior: Essays







The Venus Hottentot


And these titles, which she edited or to which she contributed:


Workings of the Spirit

Workings of the Spirit: The Poetics of Afro-American Women’s Writing








Black Male

Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art







Skin Deep, Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture


The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks

The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks



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