Rita Dove

author, 'Hattie McDaniel Arrives at the Coconut Grove'

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville; former Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress (1993-1995)

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