Sanchez, Sonia

Sanchez, Sonia

(1934–  ) poet, writer; born in Birmingham, Ala. She studied at Hunter College (B.A. 1955), and taught at several institutions, such as Temple University, Philadelphia, beginning in 1977. A black nationalist and political activist, she is known for persuasive and metaphorical poetry, as in homegirls & handgrenades (1984). She also wrote plays, short stories, and children's books, and edited African-American anthologies.
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Sanchez, Sonia. "blk/rhetoric." We A BaddDDD People.
Sanchez, Sonia. The Bronx is Next: The Drama Review 12.4 (1968) 78-83.
Robert Harris, Roslyn Hennessey, James Korelitz, Margot Krauss, Sue Li, Karen Megazzini, Orlando Ortega, Sharon Sothern de Sanchez, Sonia K.
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Sanchez, Sonia. Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems.
Sanchez, Sonia. "liberation / poem." We a BaddDDD People.