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Lunch Poems: Maxine Hong Kingston
Related Book: 
To Be the Poet

Maxine Hong Kingston burst on the literary scene in 1976 with her book, "The Woman Warrior" . A UC Berkeley graduate and professor, she has delighted audiences with books such as "China Men" and "Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book". In recent years she has started to write more poetry, including "To Be the Poet" from Harvard University Press.