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devorah major


devorah major is an African-American poet, novelist, essayist, and teacher. She is the current Poet Laureate of San Francisco. Among her books Brown Glass Windows, Open Weave, street smarts, and Where River Meets Ocean.


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Where River Meets Ocean
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 3
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This collection of poetry begins with the poet's inaugural address as Laureate of San Francisco, a sparkling essay that shows how poetry can please and empower. Strong, introspective and caring, major's poems capture the challenge and joy of being an...



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The Other Side of the Postcard
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In conjunction with the San Francisco Public Library, poet laureate devorah major made a public appeal for poems that explored the realities of people's lives in a city as tough and tragic as it is beautiful and exhilarating. This anthology collects...