Life and career[ edit ] Early life and education[ edit ] Eileen Myles was born in Cambridge, Massachusettson December 9,  to a family with a working-class background. Mark's Poetry Project, which promoted the idea of the "working artist," a pragmatic notion that Myles found appealing given their background;[ citation needed ] there they studied with Alice NotleyTed BerriganPaul Violiand Bill Zavatsky and was given a template for creating art in the context of community.
Between the World and Me, an essay addressed to his teenage son about the experience of being a black man in America today, was published in and won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His memoir A Beautiful Struggle: Coates was a Martin Luther King Jr.
He graduated from Howard University and currently lives in Paris with his wife and son. This page by the Brooklyn College Library is meant to act as a supplement to the First College Year Common Reading events and activities, which include reading and writing about the book in your English class, students writing their own memoirs for possible publication in the anthology Telling Our Stories, Sharing Our Livesand reading groups and panel discussions by Brooklyn College faculty.
If you are a first-year student and you have not yet received your copy of Between the World and Me, stop by Boylan Hall. Check out these primary and secondary sources to learn more about the author, and explore just a few of its many important themes.Chris Abani is a novelist, poet, essayist, screenwriter and playwright.
Born in Nigeria to an Igbo father and English mother, he grew up in Afikpo, Nigeria, received a BA in English from Imo State University, Nigeria, an MA in English, Gender and Culture from Birkbeck College, University of London and a PhD in Literature, and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California.
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