Afaa M. Weaver

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Afaa M. Weaver

Afaa M. Weaver is the author of fourteen collections of poetry. His awards include the 2015 Phillis Wheatley Award for City of Eternal Spring (U Pitt), the 2014 Kingsley Tufts Award for The Government of Nature (U Pitt), an NEA Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, and four Pushcart prizes. The first Elder of the Cave Canem Organization, he teaches at Simmons College and in the Drew University MFA program.