New York: Liverwright Publishing Corporation, 1982. Hardcover. 60p., first trade edition, (first published as a limited edition with 10 fewer poems). Very good in dj that shows bit of wear at fold extremities, 1/4 inch closed tear to top rear panel.
Detroit-born African American poet who at one time worked for the Federal Writers' Project, where he researched black history and folk culture. He was the first African-American writer to hold the position we now refer to as "US Poet Laureate."