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Old Dominion University
October 4-7, 1982

Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton, currently poet laureate of Maryland, is the author of four collections of poetry: "Good Times," "Good News About the Earth," "An Ordinary Woman," and "Two-Headed Woman," which was awarded the Juniper Prize by the University of Massachusetts Press. In addition, she is the author of 15 children's books and a family memoir titled "Generations." The recipient of two NBA awards, she is an active member of P.E.N. International and the Maryland State Committee for Black Art and Culture. Her memorable poetry reading opened the 1980 ODU Literary Festival. Clifton is a board member of the Associated Writing Programs. [extracted from 1982 brochure]

Lucille Clifton's 1982 brochure photo

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