Publisher Marketing: A representative collection of the life work of the much-honored poet and a founder of the Black Arts movement, spanning four decades of her literary career.
Gathering highlights from all of Ms. Sanchez's poetry, this compilation is sure to inspire love and community engagement among her legions of fans. Beginning with her earliest work, including poems from her first volume Homecoming (1969) through to 2019. Within this volume, Ms. Sanchez collects her favorite work in all forms of verse, from haiku to book-length narratives. Her lifelong dedication to the causes of black liberation, social equality, and women's rights is evident throughout, as is her special attention to youth in poems addressed to children and young adults.