Individual Author Record
Name: Elizabeth AlexanderPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1962 in New York, New York Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAlexander taught at the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationElizabeth Alexander is a poet, essayist, playwright, and teacher born in New York City and raised in Washington, DC. Alexander has degrees from Yale University and Boston University and completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of Pennsylvania.
*''The Venus Hottentot'', Graywolf Press, 1990*''Body of Life'', Graywolf Press, 1996*''Antebellum Dream Book'', Graywolf Press, 2001*''The Black Interior'', Graywolf Press, 2004*''American Sublime'', Graywolf Press, 2005*''American Blue'', Bloodaxe Books, 2006*''Power and Possibility: Essays, Reviews, and Interviews,'' University of Michigan Press, 2007*''Miss Crandallâ€™s School for Young Ladies and Little Misses of Color'', Wordsong, 2007 - written with Marilyn Nelson*''Praise Song for the Day: A Poem for Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration'', Graywolf Press, 2009*''Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010'', Graywolf Press, 2012*''The Light of the World: A Memoir'', Grand Central Publishing, 2016