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Fowler, Virginia C., Nikki Giovanni, Twayne's United States Authors Series, No. 613, Twayne Publishers, 1992.

Fowler, who has been a collaborator with Giovanni
(she provided the forward for Giovanni's book
Racism 101), gives a synopsis of the rise of the poet's
career.


Franklin, V. P., Living Our Stories, Telling Our Truth: Autobiography and the Making of the African-American Intellectual Tradition, Oxford University Press, 1996.

Franklin examines how the willingness to use their
own experience as subject matter enabled important
black writers to change the racial dialogue in
America.


Jago, Carol, Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom, National Council of Teachers of English, 1999.

Jago's book is a slim guide, suggesting ways to introduce
students to Giovanni and her work.

Josephson, Judith Pinkerton, Nikki Giovanni: Poet of the People, Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2000.

A biography written for students, this book has an
entire chapter devoted to Giovanni's childhood in
Knoxville and the relationship between her life...

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