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Tony Medina

Tony Medina is a two-time winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People ( DeShawn Days and I and I, Bob Marley ), is the author/editor of nineteen books for adults and young readers. A Professor of Creative Writing at Howard University, Medina has received the Langston Hughes Society Award, the first African Voices Literary Award, and has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes for his poems. Jacar Press recently published his anthology Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky , on...See more