Black Poetry Authors Everyone Should Read

Updated 6/16/20

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The Tradition By Jericho Brown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

Citizen: An American Lyric By Claudia Rankine Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

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Don't Call Us Dead: Poems By Danez Smith Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977856
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

Homie: Poems By Danez Smith Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics) By Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad (Editor) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780679764083
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Published: Vintage - October 31st, 1995

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes: A Classic Collection of Poems by a Master of American Verse (Vintage Classics) By Langston Hughes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679728184
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 1990

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde By Audre Lorde Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780393319729
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 2000

Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems By James Baldwin, Nikky Finney (Introduction by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Nikky Finney (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807084861
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Published: Beacon Press - April 1st, 2014

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Life on Mars: Poems By Tracy K. Smith Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555975845
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 10th, 2011

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce By Morgan Parker Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941040539
Availability: Backordered
Published: Tin House Books - February 14th, 2017

Magical Negro By Morgan Parker Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793187
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Published: Tin House Books - February 5th, 2019

Indecency By Justin Phillip Reed Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895149
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 8th, 2018

The Malevolent Volume By Justin Phillip Reed Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895767
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 7th, 2020

Selected Poems By Gwendolyn Brooks Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060882969
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 3rd, 2006

Electric Arches By Eve L. Ewing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608468560
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 12th, 2017

1919 By Eve L. Ewing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608465989
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Published: Haymarket Books - June 11th, 2019

A Fortune for Your Disaster By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781947793439
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Published: Tin House Books - September 3rd, 2019

The Complete Poetry By Maya Angelou Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780812997873
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Published: Random House - March 31st, 2015

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (Pitt Poetry Series) By Ross Gay Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780822963318
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - January 7th, 2015

A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter By Nikki Giovanni Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062399465
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 2nd, 2018

I: New and Selected Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) By Toi Derricotte Cover Image
$36.25
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ISBN: 9780822945666
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - March 26th, 2019

Heed the Hollow: Poems By Malcolm Tariq Cover Image
$17.60
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ISBN: 9781644450093
Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019