Fine Hardcover with Fine jacket in archival cover. Dark blue cloth board; spine shows gold stamped author, title, and publisher.Hayden was a major figure in mid-century and postmodern African American literature. Auden at University of Michigan where he won the Hopwood. Awarded the inaugural grand prize for poetry at the First World Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar, Senegal in 1966, he received an Academy of American Poets Fellowship in 1975 and was the first African American to be appointed Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, which has since been renamed the position of US Poet Laureate. This rare and elusive title by Hayden in uncommon in Hardback. Almost unnoticeable slight hint of foxing on edge of the last few pages. Specializing in signed first edition poetry books, chapbooks, & broadsides. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books". The seller is "higginsandcrowe" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.