Gwendolyn Brooks

A Street in Bronzeville

originally published:


We offered this copy of the first edition in our List 31.


  • First Book(1945)
  • Blockson101(1945)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1945)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 6/7/1917
died: 12/3/2000
born as: Gwendolyn Brooks

American poet whose works deal with the everyday life of urban blacks. She was the first black poet to win the Pulitzer Prize (1949). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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