Wanda Coleman

Wanda Coleman is a former columnist for the Los Angeles Times
. Her fiction currently appears in Crab Orchard
, Fiction International, High Plains Literary
, Obsidian III, Other Voices and Zyzzyva.
New poems appear in 88: A Journal, Poetry International
and River Styx. Her books include Bathwater Wine (winner
of the 1999 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize), the novel Mambo Hips
& Make Believe
and Mercurochrome: New Poems, a finalist in
the National Book Awards in 2001 (all Black Sparrow/David Godine).

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On April 14, my review of Maya Angelou's A Song Flung Up to Heaven appeared in the Los Angeles Times Book Review. I finally assessed the book thusly: In writing that is bad to ...

Aug 29, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Wanda Coleman