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Rita Dove
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"Conversations with Rita Dove", edited by Earl G. Ingersoll, Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2003, p. 137, "Brushed by an Angel's Wings, Grace Cavalieri, 1995" - ISBN: 9781578065509
Rita Dove
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"An Online Interview with Rita Dove", June 18, 1994, Las Vegas, Nevada
Rita Dove
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Interview on April 8, 1997 by Jesse Kornbluth (BookpgJK)
Rita Dove
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Interview on April 8, 1997 by Jesse Kornbluth (BookpgJK)
Rita Dove
Source/Notes:
"An Online Interview with Rita Dove", June 18, 1994, Las Vegas, Nevada


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Born: August 28, 1952 (age 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, author

Bio: Rita Frances Dove is an American poet and author. From 1993 1995 she served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. She was the first African American to be appointed since the position was created by an act of Congress in 1986 out of the previous consultant in poetry position.

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