Sonia Sanchez letter and poem, 1969-1971.


Sonia Sanchez letter and poem, 1969-1971.

The collection contains a letter, Pittsburgh, 26 October 1969, to Walter Lowenfels about settling in at the University of Pittsburgh, thanks him for a good review, shares news about her latest book, and asks him for a copy of his anthology [The Writing on the wall]; and a printed copy of "Ima Talken Bout the Nation of Islam" [Astoria, NY: Truth Del. Corp., ca. 1971].

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Sánchez, Sonia, 1934- (person)

Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet, anthologist, and editor. She taught at the University of Pittsburgh in 1969. From the description of Sonia Sanchez letter and poem, 1969-1971. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49571750 ...

Lowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976 (person)

Walter Lowenfels began working on New jazz poets in 1962 to collect a group of poems written in a "modern rhythm influenced by street sounds and other non-literary sounds of the 1960s" that would be anthologized and a select few recorded for an album. Released in 1967, the album contained readings by twenty-one poets. The anthology containing the works of over seventy poets was published in 1970 as In a time of revolution, poems from our third world. From the description of New jazz ...