The Peacock Poems

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Wesleyan University Press, 1975 - Poetry - 87 pages
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The Peacock Poems, Sherley Anne Williams’ first book of poetry, was nominated for a National Book Award. A former senior Fulbright lecturer at the University of Ghana and visiting professor at the University of Southern California and Cornell University, Williams is professor of literature at the University of California at San Diego. She had received an Emmy Award for a television performance of her poetry. She is advisory editor of Callaloo and Langston Hughes Review. Williams was graduated from California State University (B.A. 1966) and Brown University (M.A. 1972). Her home is in San Diego.
 

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Williams is the award-winning author of numerous poetry collections, plays, and short stories. She is a professor of Literature at the University of California at San Diego.

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