Rita Dove

Rita Dove

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Yellow House on the Corner
1980
2
Museum
1983
3
Fifth Sunday
1985
4
Thomas and Beulah
1986
5
Grace Notes
1990
6
Selected Poems
1993
7
The Poet's World
1995
8
Mother Love
1995
9
On the Bus With Rosa Parks
1999
10
American Smooth
2004
11
Sonata Mulattica
2009
12
Collected Poems: 1974-2004
2016
13
Playlist for the Apocalypse
2021

List of Rita Dove Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
I Am the Darker Brother
1968
2
Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry
1999
3
Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature
2002
4
O Taste and See: Food Poems
2003
5
Writer in the Library: 41 Writers Reveal How They Use Libraries to Develop Their Skill, Craft & Careers
2008
6
Sisters
2009
7
The Civil Rights Reader
2009
8
The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
2011
9
What My Mother Gave Me
2013
10
Truth to Power
2017
11
Bearden's Odyssey
2017
12
Reel Verse: Poems about the Movies
2019
13
8
The 1619 Project
2019
14
On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library
2021
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Rita Dove: Biography

Rita Dove was born on August 28th, 1952 and is currently 71 years old. Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio.

Rita Dove is the author of the Rita Dove Collections series which currently consists of 13 novels. The Rita Dove Collections series started in 1980 with the novel The Yellow House on the Corner. The most recently released novel in the Rita Dove Collections series was Playlist for the Apocalypse which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Rita Dove Collections series.

Rita Dove: Awards & Accolades

Rita Dove won the Library of Virginia, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2008.

Rita Dove: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Playlist for the Apocalypse was a New York Times: 100 Notable Books in 2021.

Rita Dove: Author Insights

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  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
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  3. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  4. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  5. Charles Dickens, author of the novel: A Tale of Two Cities.

Rita Dove: F.A.Q

When was Rita Dove Born? How old is Rita Dove?

Rita Dove was born on August 28th, 1952. Rita Dove is currently 71 years old.

Where was Rita Dove Born?

Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio, .

What awards has Rita Dove won?

Rita Dove has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Library of Virginia (2008).

What was the first book Rita Dove wrote?

The first novel written by Rita Dove was The Yellow House on the Corner, published in 1980.

What was the most recent book Rita Dove wrote?

Their most recently released work was Playlist for the Apocalypse (a short story) on August 3rd, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Rita Dove?

Rita Dove does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Rita Dove written?

Rita Dove has written 15 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 1 book in the Play, 13 books in the Collections.

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