Nikki Giovanni

The Works of Nikki Giovanni

Poetry

  • Black Feeling Black Talk (1968)
  • Black Judgement (1968)
  • Re: Creation (1969)
  • Poem of Angela Yvonne Davis (1969)
  • My House (1972)
  • The Women and The Men (1975)
  • Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day (1978)
  • Those Who Ride the Night Winds (1983)
  • Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni (1996)
  • Love Poems (1997)
  • Blues: For All the Changes (1999)
  • Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems (2002)

Children’s Poetry

  • Spin a Soft Black Song (1971)
  • Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People (1973, 1993)
  • Vacation Time: Poems for Children (1979)
  • Knoxville, Tennessee (1994)
  • The Genie in the Jar (1996)
  • The Sun is So Quiet (1996)

Records, Tapes and CDs

  • Truth is On Its Way (with Gospel Music) (1971)
  • Like A Ripple On A Pond (with Gospel Music) (1973)
  • The Way I Feel (with Jazz) (1975)
  • Legacies (1976)
  • The Reason I Like Chocolate (1976)
  • Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day (1978)
  • “Stealing Home: For Jack Robinson.” Jackie Robinson: Stealing Home (A Musical Tribute)
  • Nikki Giovanni in Philadelphia (1997)

Film

  • Spirit to Spirit. Directed by Mirra Banks. Perrin Ireland, Producer. PBS Television. (1987)

Essays and Conversations

  • Night Comes Softly: Anthology of Black Female Voices (ed.) (1970)
  • Gemini: An Extended Autobiographical Statement on My First Twenty-Five years of Being A Black Poet. (1971)
  • A Dialogue: James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni (1973)
  • A Poetic Equation: Conversations Between Nikki Giovanni and Margaret Walker (1974)
  • Sacred Cows…And Other Edibles (1988)
  • Appalachian Elders: A Warm Hearth Sampler (ed.) (1991)
  • Grand Mothers: A Multicultural Anthology of Poems, Reminiscences, and Short Stories About the Keepers of Our Traditions (ed.) (1994)
  • Racism 101 (1995)
  • Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy Like My Sister Kate: Looking at the Harlem Renaissance Through Poems (1996)
  • Grand Fathers: Reminiscences, Poems, Recipes, and Photos of the Keepers of our Traditions (ed.) (1999)

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