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Sonia Sanchez

Born: Sep 9, 1934

Birthplace: Birmingham

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sonia Sanchez

Date of Birth : Sep 9, 1934
Birth Place : Birmingham

Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. She has authored over a dozen books of poetry, as well as plays and children's books. She was a recipient of 1993 Pew Fellowships in the Arts.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Poet

Also known as

  • Sanchez, Sonia
  • Wilsonia Benita Driver


  • Etheridge Knight

Awards Won

  • American Book Awards
  • Robert Frost Medal
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