Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn  Nelson

Marilyn Nelson has won a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and many Coretta Scott King Honors, as well as several important poetry honors, including the Poets' Prize and the Robert Frost Medal. She is a three-time National Book Award Finalist. She has received three honorary doctorates and has recently served as a judge for poetry candidates at the National Endowment for the Arts and Yaddo.