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DuEwa Frazier's Biography

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New York
Apr 2010

DuEwa Frazier is the author of Goddess Under the Bridge (2013), Ten Marbles and a Bag to Put Them In: Poems for Children (2010), Stardust Tracks on a Road (2005), and Shedding Light From My Journeys (2002). She is the editor and publisher of the NAACP Image Award nominated (in Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry) anthology, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees (July 2006), featuring the work of fifty internationally/nationally known women poets.

Her poetry has been published in Essence Magazine, Reverie Journal, Kweli Journal, Tidal Basin Review, Poetry In Performance, Drumvoices Revue, Black Arts Quarterly, X Magazine and other publications.

DuEwa earned the B.A. in English at Hampton University, the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teaching at Fordham University and the M.F.A. in Creative Writing at The New School.

Influences

Alice Walker, J. California Cooper, bell hooks, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Ntozake Shange, Flannery O' Connor, Langston Hughes, Pearl Cleage, Lucille Clifton, Rita Williams Garcia, Virginia Hamilton, Walter Dean Myers, Zora Neale Hurston and many others.

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Publishers

Lit Noire Publishing

Interests & Hobbies

Writing, Arts, Education