Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea

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Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea

By Nikki Giovanni

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060099534, 128pp.

Publication Date: December 28, 2010


A resonant, powerful collection from one of Americas preeminent poets.

In Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea, Nikki Giovanni turns her pen to nature and the environment, the might and grace of women, her battle with cancer, the relationships between mothers and daughters, the state of the nation, and more.

About the Author
Nikki Giovanni, poet, activist, mother, and professor, 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.

Praise For Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea

“One of her best collections to date.”

“An embracing, uplifting, and sustaining voice.”