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us: Moss, Thylias

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    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cleveland (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin College
        • Organization: (naf) University of New Hampshire
        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Dramatists
            (lcsh) College teachers
        • Sources

          • found: Her Hosiery seams on a bowlegged woman, c1983: t.p. (Thylias Moss) p. 4 of cover (native of Cleveland; Univ. of New Hampshire, 1982-3)
          • found: Her Pyramid of bone, 1989, c1988: CIP t.p. (Thylias Moss) data sheet (b. 2-17-54)
          • found: Tokyo butter, 2006: ECIP t.p. (Thylias Moss) data view (prof. of Eng. at Univ. of Michigan)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Moss, Thylias; ThyliasBrasier; poet, dramatist, autobiographer/ memoirist, educator; born 27 February 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States; BA in Creative Writing at Oberlin College (1981); MA in English at the University of New Hampshire (1983); first poetry collection, Hosiery Seams on a Bowlegged Woman (1983); wrote two plays: Talking to Myself and The Dolls in the Basement (1984); became a full professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Harbor (1998); published children's literature (1995-1998); latest poetry volumes, Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler, Slave Moth: A Narrative in Verse, and Tokyo Butter (1998, 2004, 2006); honors include, Pushcart Prize (1990), the Witter Bynner Award for Poetry (1991), Whiting Award (1991), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1995), a MacArthur Fellowship (1996))
        • LC Classification

          • PS3563.O8856
        • Change Notes

          • 1988-05-10: new
          • 2015-08-21: revised
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