Evie Shockley

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Evie Shockley

Evie Shockley's poetry collections include the new black, winner of a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and the forthcoming semiautomatic (both with Wesleyan). An associate professor of English at Rutgers University, she has also authored a critical book, Renegade Poetics: Black Aesthetics and Formal Innovation in African American Poetry (Iowa).