Poet Lucille Clifton

Award-winning poet Lucille Clifton visited Smith in September 2002. Find out more about the poet and her work...

Lucille Clifton

Find Clifton's Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Clifton, Lucille in the Five College Library catalog.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Blessing the Boats by Lucille Clifton

Find Biographical Information & Selected Poems Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center http://www.smith.edu/poetrycenter/
The Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org
Voices from the Gaps:
Women Writers of Color
http://voices.cla.umn.edu

Search for Periodicals

Links from the libraries' Find Articles and English subject pages, on our Research page, can lead to poetry published in periodicals. Some full text content is available in both of these online databases, including published poems and criticism.
[Note: access is limited to the Smith College community.]

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
Search by keyword, entering the poet's name and the word poem.
Some PDF image files reproduce the original source.
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Literature Online (8th century+)
ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), plus full text content and web resources.
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