Harryette Mullen’s fifth collection of poems, Sleeping with the Dictionary, was a finalist for the National Book Award and for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. Author of The Tree Tall Woman (1981), Trimmings (1991), S*PeRM**K*T (1992), and Muse & Drudge (1995), Mullen is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
- Wipe That Simile Off Your Aphasia
- Black Nikes
- Resistance is Fertile
- Variation on a Theme Park
- Sleeping with the Dictionary