homage to my hips
Best of the Web
Poets.org is well known for its short, sweet biographies – and it's got good links to other Clifton poems!
The Modern American Poetry site at the University of Illinois offers several critics' views of Clifton's works. It's worth a read!
The Poetry Foundation is one of our first stops when we're researching poets. Check out this entry on Clifton to see why.
If the self-lovin' you find in Clifton's poetry isn't enough for you, check out this staple of children's videos (from the '70s, of course)! In case you were wondering, Clifton was the head writer.
Think this poem is great on the page? Wait till you hear Clifton read it aloud!
…which is why we're hooking you up with even more of Clifton's readings. Check it out.
An audio recording of Clifton reading her poem.
Listen to Clifton talk about her poetry and her life on NPR's Morning Edition.
NPR remembers Clifton after her death in February of 2010.
It's Poetry! It's an autobiography! It's everything rolled into one! Here's a collection of Clifton's works up until 1980, including her memoirs.
Want to figure out why Clifton won the National Book Award? Here's your chance….