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  • U. of I. Library acquires archives of acclaimed writer Gwendolyn Brooks

    The Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired the literary archives of the poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize and poet laureate of Illinois for more than 30 years.

    The Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired the literary archives of the poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize and poet laureate of Illinois for more than 30 years.

    Photo courtesy Nora Brooks Blakely

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  • To contact Valerie Hotchkiss, email vhotchki@illinois.edu.