Mursalata Muhammad

Poet

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Grand Rapids Community College 143 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295
Phone: 
(616) 234-4950

Author's Bio

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 & Prizes

Anthologies:
African American Literature (Penguin Academics, 2004)
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From Totems to Hip-Hop (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003)
Chapbook:
Poerty Inspired by Juame Plensa (Meijer Foundation, 2008)
Journals:
Konch
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Napalm Health Spa Report

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Incarcerated individuals, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Highland Park
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
Michigan
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Last update: Jun 10, 2011