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Author: June Jordan

June Jordan was born in Harlem in 1936 and was the author of ten books of poetry, seven collections of essays, two plays, one libretto, a novel, a memoir, five children's books and June Jordan's Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint. As a professor at UC Berkeley, Jordan established Poetry for the People, a program to train student teachers how to teach the power of poetry from a multicultural worldview. She was a regular columnist for The Progressive and her articles appeared in The Village Voice, The New York Times, Ms., Essence, and The Nation. After her death from breast cancer in 2002, a school in the San Francisco School District was renamed in her honor.

Directed by Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan
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Directed by Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. African American Studies. Poetry. African American Studies. Edited by Jan Heller Levi and Sara Miles. Foreword by Adrienne Rich. This definitive volume gathers the work from June Jordan's ten books of poetry and includes many never-before-pu...

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Directed by Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan
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Directed by Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. African American Studies. Edited by Jan Heller Levi and Sara Miles. Foreword by Adrienne Rich. This definitive volume gathers the work from June Jordan's ten books of poetry and includes many never-before-published poems—including a tender, ...

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