iUniverse author Darryl L. Lacy, wins 2013 NAACP Award for Outstanding Literary Work
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iUniverse debut self-published author, Darryl L. Lacy, wins 2013 NAACP Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Debut Author for “Nikki G, A Portrait of Nikki Giovanni in Her Own Words.”This is a tremendous achievement to win this extremely prestigious award, primarily for the author but also for self-publishing in general and iUniverse.
This book is actually the script of author Darryl Lacy,s play about the writer/poet Nikki Giovanni. Nikki, (aka Yolande Cornelia Giovanni Jr) is also an eminent commentator, educator and activist. She has been writing since the 60s and she is currently a distinguished professor of English at Virginia Tech.
Nikki is universally admired for her honesty and vigor, is acknowledged as being a poet of both individual and shared growth. Nikki G: A Portrait of Nikki Giovanni in Her Own Words brings a glimpse into how the poet lives as a poet. Also as an influential force in the verbal poetry movement within Afro- American culture, Giovanni’s words are pure theater.
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