Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn Nelson is an American poet born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1946. She has written numerous books for children and worked as a translator. She has been featured three times on the finalist list for the National Book Award. She was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 2013. 

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