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Lucille Clifton was an award winning African-American poet, writer and educator whose works focused on the lives of blacks and women. This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

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Lucille Clifton Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Childhood and Early Life. American educator, poet, and writer Lucille Clifton were born Thelma Lucille Sayles on the 27 June 1936 in Depew, New York. She was raised in Buffalo, New York. Her father Samuel Sayles work in the steel mills and her mother, Thelma Moore, was a homemaker.

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Originally Thelma Lucille Sayles later Lucille Clifton was born June 27, 1936, in Depew, New York although she moved to Buffalo, New York with her family early on in her life. Clifton showed her intelligence even at an early age and graduated high school at only sixteen.

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In this lesson we will discover Clifton's life and works. Early Life Lucille Clifton was born as Lucille Sayles in 1936 in the small town of Depew in western New York State.

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Lucille Clifton's biography and life story.an American writer and educator from Buffalo, New York. From 1979–1985 she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. Common topics in her poetry include the celebration of her Afric.

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Originally Thelma Lucille Sayles later Lucille Clifton was born June 27, 1936, in Depew, New York although she moved to Buffalo, New York with her family early on in her life. Clifton showed her intelligence even at an early age and graduated high school at only sixteen.

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Early Life and Education Lucille Clifton was born Thelma Lucille Sayles on June 27, 1936, in Depew, New York. Her parents, Samuel L. Sayles and Thelma Moore Sayles, encouraged their children to read widely, and their home was filled with books.

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Remembering Lucille Clifton. ... “Good Times,” in 1969, and in the early seventies began publishing what eventually amounted to twenty-two children’s books, most which imagined a boy named ...

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Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York, on June 27, 1936. Her first book of poems, Good Times (Random House, 1969), was rated one of the best books of the year by the New York Times. Clifton remained employed in state and federal government positions until 1971, when she became a writer in residence at Coppin State College in Baltimore, Maryland, where she completed two collections: Good ...

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Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo. She studied at Howard University, before transferring to SUNY Fredonia, near her hometown. She was discovered as a poet by Langston Hughes (via friend Ishmael Reed, who shared her poems), and Hughes published Clifton's poetry in his highly influential anthology, The Poetry of the Negro (1970).