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Marilyn (Marilyn Nelson Waniek) Nelson (1946-) Biography - Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Addresses, Member, Writings

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Office—University of Connecticut, Department of English, Box U-4025, 215 Glenbrook Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-1025.

Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Society for Values in Higher Education, Associated Writing Programs, Phi Kappa Phi.

Marilyn Nelson


(As Marilyn Nelson Waniek) For the Body, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1978.

(As Marilyn Waniek, with Pamela Espeland) The Cat Walked through the Casserole and Other Poems for Children, Carolrhoda Books (Minneapolis, MN), 1984.

(As Marilyn Nelson Waniek) Mama's Promises, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1985.

(As Marilyn Nelson Waniek) The Homeplace, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1990.

(As Marilyn Nelson Waniek) Magnificat, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1994.

The Fields of Praise: New and Selected Poems, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1997.

Carver: A Life in Poems, Front Street (Asheville, NC), 2001.

Fortune's Bones: The Manumission Requiem, Front Street (Asheville, NC), 2004.

The Cachioera Tales, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), in press.

A Wreath for Emmett Till, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), in press.

Snook Alone, Candlewick Books (Cambridge, MA), in press.


Pil Dahlerup, Literary Sex Roles, Minnesota Women in Higher Education (Minneapolis, MN), 1975.

(With Pamela Espeland) Halfdan Rasmussen, Hundreds of Hens and Other Poems for Children, Black Willow Press (Minneapolis, MN), 1982.

Halfdan Rasmussen, The Ladder, Candlewick Books (Cambridge, MA), 2004.

Halfdan Rasmussen, Selected Verse of Halfdan Rasmussen, Candlewick Books (Cambridge, MA), 2004.

Inge Pedersen, The Thirteenth Month, Oberlin College Press (Oberlin, OH), in press.

Also translator of "Hecuba," in Euripides ("Penn Greek Drama" series), University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1997.


Partial Truth, Kutenai Press (Missoula, MT), 1992.

She-Devil Circus, Aralia Press (West Chester, PA), 2001.

Contributor to Gettysburg Review, Obsidian II, and the literary journal Gulf Coast.

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