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Name: Julie Parson-NesbittPen Name: None Genre: Poetry Audience: Adult; Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionParson-Nesbitt was born in and still resides in Chicago.
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AwardsGwendolyn Brooks, Significant Illinois Author Award, 1989
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ISBN: 093112283X. OCLC Number: 34561973 West End Press ;. . Julie Parson-Nesbitt's first volume of poetry is a Chicago book with a history behind it. In these poems she navigates the streetwise world of the personal; comes to terms with love and interracial marriage; and undertakes a political response to her Jewish heritage. Her poems breathe a spirit of independence reminiscent of Emma Lazarus, Emma Goldman, and Adrienne Rich. Long accustomed to a multicultural community, Parson-Nesbitt writes and performs in an astonishing variety of moods and idioms.