Mullen, Harryette R.


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Ph.D., Univ. of California, Santa Cruz, 1990.



African-American Literature; Poetry; American Literature.


Additional Information

Harryette Mullen’s poetry collection Recyclopedia (Graywolf 2006) won a PEN Beyond Margins Award in 2007. Her previous book, Sleeping with the Dictionary (University of California, 2002) was a finalist for a National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In 2005 she was awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. She received a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in 2004.

Interest Areas
• Creative Writing
• African American Literature & Culture / Black Diaspora Studies