Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

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HHonorée Fanonne Jeffers is a poet whose work examines culture, religion, history, and family. She is [2020] the author of four other books of poetry, including The Glory Gets, and the recipient of the 2018 Harper Lee Award for Literary Distinction, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation through the Library of Congress. An elected member of the American Antiquarian Society, she teaches creative writing at the University of Oklahoma where she is a professor of English.

Jeffers’ book of poetry, The Age of Phillis, was honored by the National Book Awards in 2020.

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