Nikki Giovanni presents at UNM

October 19, 2013

Africana Studies hosts acclaimed author and poet, Nikki Giovanni Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 4 pm.  The event will be held at UNM in the Anthropology Building 163. 

Acclaimed poet, activist, mother, and professor, Nikki Giovanni, will be presenting her work Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 4 pm in the UNM Anthropology Building, Room 163.  She is a seven-time NAACP Image Award winner and the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award, and holds the Langston Hughes Medal for Outstanding Poetry, among many other honors. The author of twenty-eight books and a Grammy nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection, she is the University Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

This is a free and open event is co-sponsored with Bookworks, UNM's English Department, Creative Writing Program, and Africana Studies.