Eugenia Collier

Eugenia Collier

About Eugenia Collier

Eugenia W. Collier (born 1928) is an African-American writer and critic best known for her 1969 short story 'Marigolds', which won the Gwendolyn Brooks Prize for Fiction award. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Collier's collection, Breeder and Other Stories, was released in 1993. She has also published a play, Ricky, based on her short story of the same name. Other texts that Collier has written or contributed to include Impressions in Asphalt: Images of Urban America (1999); A Bridge to Saying It Well (1970); Sweet Potato Pie (1972); Langston Hughes: Black Genius (1991); Afro-American Writing: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry (1992); and Modern Black Poets: A Collection of Critical Essays (1973).

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