Michelle Cliff

#138874
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
2, 1946
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Jun 12, 2016 (69)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
2, 1946
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Jun 12, 2016 (69)

About

A Jamaican-American author, she was known for works such as No Telephone to Heaven, Abeng, Free Enterprise and Bodies of Water. She also contributed to Home Girls, an anthology of feminist-themed works by writers of African descent.

Before Fame

After graduating from Wagner College and the University of London, she taught at both Trinity College and Emory University.

Trivia

She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and she moved to New York City with her family when she was three years old.

Family Life

She lived with partner and fellow poet, Adrienne Rich, for many years.

Associated With

She and Bob Beckel both attended Wagner College.