Yusef Komunyakaa

There are few American poets as distinguished as Yusef Komunyakaa.  He is not only the winner of a Pulitzer prize for poetry, but also the recipient of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers.  His plays, performance art, and libretti have been performed internationally and include Wakonda’s Dream, Saturnalia, Testimony, and Gilgamesh. He teaches at New York University.

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