For the Consideration of Poets

haki-madhubuti-poetHaki Madhubuti: Poet. . . Haki translates from Swahili as ‘Just’ or ‘Justice’ & Madhubuti translates as “precise, accurate and dependable” . . . changed his name in 1974 . . . born Don Luther Lee on 23rd February 1942 in Little Rock Arkansas . . . He is an Author Poet Publisher . . . received MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop . . . Major contributor to the Black literary tradition through his early association with the Black Arts Movement beginning in the mid-60’s . . . Founder Publisher & Chairman of the Board of Third World Press (established in 1967) which today is the largest independent black-owned press in the United States . . . Director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Chicago State University . . . Published 28 books . . . Received the American Book Award. – j.kiley [Research Source Wikipedia]


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