Awarded May 17, 2018
Voodoo Love Magic. 1974.
The Greenville Club, 1977 (chapbook)
Solo in the Boxcar Third Floor E. 1985.
The Man with the White Liver. Illustrator Melora Walters. 1987.
Dark Legs and Silk Kisses: The Beatitudes of the Spinners. 1993.
All These Roads Be Luminous: Poems New and Selected. 1997.
Shango Diaspora: An African American Myth of Womanhood and Love, 1980
When the Wind Blows, 1984 (better known as the eta production entitled Comfort Stew)
Lightfoot: The Crystal Stair.
Where I Must Go (2009), American Book Award.
Apprenticeship in the House of Cowrie Shells
Pamela Gemin; Paula Sergi, eds. (1999). Boomer Girls: poems by women from the baby boom generation.
Kalamu ya Salaam, ed. (1998). 360,̊ a revolution of Black poets.