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Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols¬†is a poet. Her first poetry collection, I is a Long-Memoried Woman, published in 1983 won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and a subsequent film adaptation of the book was awarded a gold medal at the International Film and Television Festival of New York. Her poetry collections include The Fat Black Woman’s Poems, Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Woman¬†and Sunris. She also writes books for children, including Come on into My Tropical Garden and Give Yourself a Hug.