Contributors: Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn Nelson is the author or translator of more than twenty books and chapbooks for adults and children. Her honors include the 2012 Frost Medal, the 2017 NSK Neustadt Prize, the Golden Rose Award, and the 2017 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. She was a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets for six years and has been Poet-in-Residence of The American Poets Corner at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine for ten years.