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Akasha Gloria Hull

Born: Dec 6, 1944

Birthplace: Shreveport

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Akasha Gloria Hull

Date of Birth : Dec 6, 1944
Birth Place : Shreveport

Akasha Gloria Hull is a poet, educator, writer, and critic whose work in African-American literature and as a Black feminist activist has helped shape Women’s Studies. As one of the architects of Black Women's Studies, her scholarship and activism has increased the prestige, legitimacy, respect, and popularity of feminism and African-American studies. Dr. Hull has been a professor of women's studies and literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the University of Delaware, and the University of the West Indies, Mona, in Kingston, Jamaica. She has published four books, a monograph, three edited collections, over twenty articles in peer-reviewed professional journals, numerous chapters in a dozen volumes, fifteen book reviews, poems in more than thirty magazines and anthologies, and two short stories. Her first novel, Neicy, is due for release in late 2012. She lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.


  • Writer

Also known as

  • Gloria Hull
  • Gloria T. Hull
  • Gloria Theresa Thompson
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