Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Author:E. Ethelbert Miller
St. Martin's Press

Besides having one of the most melodious names in poetry, E. Ethelbert Miller has been writing for several decades. Miller, an active presence in the Washington D.C. arts community, has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University for more than 20 years. Fathering Words is a poignant memoir about family, his tough childhood in the South Bronx, and his literary influences as a young poet.

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