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Grace Nichols is a poet of stature, an anthologist, and a prolific and successful writer for children: an important element in the reading experience of many British children of Caribbean descent. She has also published a novel. Her work is noted for its political and social perspectives, reflecting her feminism and commitment to women's and children's issues.
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18 January 1950 GN was born in Georgetown, Guyana (then British Guiana). Bibliographic Citation link.
1983 GN published an ambitious poetic cycle, i is a long memoried woman, chronicling the lives of nameless black women survivors of the Middle Passage carried as slaves from Africa to the New World and the Caribbean. Bibliographic Citation link.
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