Free Chicago Event: Poet Nikki Giovanni, one of Oprah’s 25 Living Legends – Apr 30

Come see poet Nikki Giovanni, one of nikki_giovanni Oprah Living LegendOprah’s 25 Living Legends, in a free event at the Harold Washington Library Center on Saturday, April 30 at 2:00pm.  Giovanni is the author of more than 30 books for adults and children, and she published her first book of poetry, Black Feeling, Black Talk, in 1968. Her autobiography, Gemini, was a finalist for the National Book Award. The award-winning poet and author, Nikki Giovanni, has received dozens of honorary degrees, and the Langston Hughes Medal for Poetry. For more information, call 312-747-4300.
Date: Sat. April 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Free admission; first-come seating begins at 1:30 PM.
Location: Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street

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