Cover for HARPER: Images of Kin: New and Selected Poems

Images of Kin

New and Selected Poems
Awards and Recognition:

• Stephen Henderson Award, African American Literature and Culture Society (AALCS), 2013
• Author is a recipient of the Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement, Poetry Society of America, 2008

"Harper's poetry is not limited by color or attitude. In Images of Kin, Harper amazes with his keen sense of political and personal histories, his breadth of expression. This collection fixes Harper as one of the dominant poetic voices of his generation"
-- Chicago Sun-Times

"It is Mr. Harper's achievement to have projected his most difficult and complex insights and feelings through the epical manner, yet at the same time carried us along to identify with him."
-- New York Times Book Review

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