Monday, February 9, 2009

Audre Lorde...

Audre Lorde
  • Born on February 18, 1934 in New York City.
  • Her parents were immigrants from Grenada and she is the youngest of three sisters.
  • Lorde received her B.A. from Hunter College and an M.L.S. from Columbia University.
  • Married Edward Rollins in 1962 and had two children, Elizabeth and Jonathon, before divorcing in 1970.
  • Her book From a Land Where Other People Live (1972) was nominated for a National Book Award.

Interesting Fact

While she was still in high school, her first poem appeared in Seventeen magazine.

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