Biography Sketch: Gwendolyn Brooks

Learn all about Indira Gandhi in 280 characters or less.

 

Learn all about Gwendolyn Brooks in 280 characters or less.

Gwendolyn Brooks was an American writer and teacher. She was the first black woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1950 for Annie Allen.

We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

 

We real cool. We

Left school. We

 

Lurk late. We

Strike straight. We

 

Sing sin. We

Thin gin. We

 

Jazz June. We

Die soon.

 

Learn More!

1.  Library of Congress

2. NPR Article: “Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100″

3. Biography.com


Gwendolyn Brooks

 

 

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