Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn Nelson

The author and/or translator of some 25 books of poetry, Marilyn Nelson is the former poet laureate of Connecticut, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and poet-in-residence at St. John the Divine. Nelson has been awarded the Frost Medal, the NSK Neustadt Award, and the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Nelson’s My Seneca Village won the 2016 L.A. Times Book Award.


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