Ahmos Zu-Bolton II (1946-2005)

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Ahmos Zu-Bolton II (October 21, 1948 – March 8, 2005) was an activist, poet, playwright, and teacher. He edited the literary journal Hoo-Doo, and co-edited Synergy D.C. Anthology with E. Ethelbert Miller. He is the author of three books of poems: a niggered amen (1975), Ain’t No Spring Chicken (1998), and 1946 (2002).

After working at Howard University in the early 1970s, Zu-Bolton took teaching jobs at Xavier University, Delgado College, and Tulane University.

Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/zu-bolton-ahmos/ DC Writers' Homes: http://dcwriters.poetrymutual.org/pages/zubolton.html

Submitted by Kim Roberts, January 2014

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