A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks
A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks by Alice Faye Duncan is a tribute to the life and work of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize.
The book celebrates Brooks' journey from her early days in Chicago to her vast achievements in literature, including 20 books of poetry, two autobiographies, and a novel. Duncan's work highlights Brooks' unique voice that brilliantly captured the urban Black experience and the role of women in society. This book offers an insightful look at Brooks' creative process and her significant contributions to poetry.