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Born in April 19, 1931 / Died in March 10, 1991 / United States / English


Other info : Career | Furtherreading

  • (Contributor) For Malcolm, Broadside Press, 1967.
  • Poems from Prison, preface by Gwendolyn Brooks, Broadside Press, 1968.
  • (With others) Voce Negre dal Carcere (anthology), [Laterza, Italy], 1968, original English edition published as Black Voices from Prison, introduction by Roberto Giammanco, Pathfinder Press, 1970.
  • A Poem for Brother/Man (after His Recovery from an O.D.), Broadside Press, 1972.
  • Belly Song and Other Poems, Broadside Press, 1973.
  • Born of a Woman: New and Selected Poems, Houghton, 1980.
  • The Essential Etheridge Knight, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1986.

Work represented in many anthologies, including Norton Anthology of American Poets, Black Poets, A Broadside Treasury, Broadside Poet, Dices and Black Bones, and A Comprehensive Anthology of Black Poets. Contributor of poems and articles to many magazines and journals, including Black Digest, Essence, Motive, American Report and American Poetry. Poetry editor, Motive, 1969-71; contributing editor, New Letters, 1974.