Boyd is the author of 13 books, including nine collections of poetry. Her awards and honors include the Library of Michigan Notable Books Award, the Sojourner Meritorious Award for Community Service, National Conference of Artist Award and the Charles H. Wright Museum's Women's Award. Boyd is a distinguished professor in African American studies at Wayne State University in Detroit.


About the Creative Writers Series

Six creative writers and scholars will speak at WSU Vancouver on six Wednesday nights between Jan. 16 and April 10. The speakers represent a variety of literary genres and fields, from poetry to creative nonfiction and publishing. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Some authors will have books available for purchase.


Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Pavithra Narayanan at


  • Occurred Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


WSU Vancouver

14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, 98686


Pavithra Narayanan

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