October 15, 2018

Primary Source Spotlight: Gwendolyn Brooks

Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) wrote more than 20 books of poetry and served as the Illinois Poet Laureate from 1968-2000 and Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1985-1986. Learn more about this amazing artist by investigating the resources below.Gwendolyn Brooks reads from her poetry audio recording September 30, 1985We Real Cool broadsideA Street in Bronzeville Books that Shaped America online exhibition"Gwendolyn Brooks Is Named as Next … [Read more...]