Rita Dove

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Rita Dove is Professor of English at the University of Virginia.  She served as Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995.  Her books include The Yellow House on the Corner (1980), Thomas and Beulah (1986), On the Bus with Rosa Parks (1999), American Smooth (2004), and Sonata Mulattica (2009).  She is the recipient of the 2011 National Medal of the Arts.

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