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Black Women Writers: Reference

Age Ain't Nothing but a Number : Black Women Explore Midlife, Carleen Brice editor.  Boston : Beacon Press, 2003
Nikki Giovanni -- The Affirmation
Lucille Clifton -- Choosing longevity
Lucille Clifton -- Hair matters at midlife

The Bluelight Corner : Black Women Writing on Passion, Sex, and Romantic Love Rosemarie Robotham editor, New York : Three Rivers Press, 1999
Nikki Giovanni -- Alcestis

Epic Lives : One Hundred Black Women who Made a Difference, Jessie Carney Smith editor, foreword by Stephanie Stokes Oliver.  Detroit : Visible Ink Press, 1993
Nikki Giovanni

Hine, Darlene Clark, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Rosalyn Terborg - Penn, editors, Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1993

Lure and Loathing : Essays on Race, Identity, and the Ambivalence of Assimilation, Introduction by Gerald Early, editor,   New York : A. Lane/Penguin Press, 1993
Nikki Giovanni -- Racism, Consciousness, and Afrocentricity

Southern Women Writers : The New Generation, Tonette Bond Inge editor,  Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 1990
Susan Gilbert -- Nikki Giovanni : Place and Sense of Place in her Poetry

Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation, Mari Evans editor, New York: Doubleday, 1984. PS153 .N5 B558
Mari Evans

"Warm Water, Greased Legs, and Dangerous Poetry", Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A
Critical Evaluation.
Mari Evans editor, New York: Anchor-Doubleday, 1984. 150-160
Lucille Clifton & Haki Madhubuti

Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women.   Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson editors, New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2001

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