Books by Michael R. Strickland

MY OWN SONG by Michael R. Strickland
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"This is an uneven set of variations, poorly presented, on a marvelous theme. (Poetry. 9- 11)"
Strickland's second anthology of poems about music (Poems That Sing to You, 1993) contains 51 selections, including 6 of his own and 10 from some of the publisher's other authors. Read full book review >
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETS by Michael R. Strickland
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"The abbreviated format and concentration on the poets' words rather than on their lives occasionally leads to an oversimplification of their influences or of the difficulties they suffered, but this is still a great collection-builder. (b&w photos, notes, bibliography, index) (Biography. 11+)"
This solid and sensible collective biography of ten African-American poets, from Phillis Wheatley to Rita Dove, is nicely done indeed. Read full book review >