1. Know Your Professor: Afaa Weaver


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    He came to Simmons in 1998, after receiving tenure with distinction at Rutgers University. At Simmons he is a tenured full professor and holds the Alumnae Endowed Chair, the first chair to be established at the college and one that is reserved for working writers. He is the author of 11 books of poetry, a collection of essays which he edited, several essays and articles in various academic and trade publications, and short fiction. As a free lance journalist he has written for the Baltimore Sunpapers, the Baltimore Afro-American, the Philadelphia Tribune, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore City Paper, and the Philadelphia Sun. He has been the editor of Obsidian III at North Carolina State University, and the editor and founder of 7th Son Press in Baltimore. http://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/academics/departments/english/faculty/weaver.php

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    • Afaa Weaver and Marilyn Chin at The Grolier


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      July 17th at The Grolier Poetry Book Shop

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