Mursalata Muhammad’s passion: art that provides civic engagement opportunities like the Haiku Middle Passage exhibit: haikumiddlepassageexhibit.blogspot.com. Muhammad received a B.A. and M.A. in English from Oakland University, Rochester, MI. She has also done doctoral work at The Pennsylvania State University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the English Department at Grand Rapids Community College.
Publications and Prizes
Poerty Inspired by Juame Plensa (The Meijer Foundation, 2008)
African American Literature (Penguin Academics, 2004), From Totems to Hip-Hop (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003)