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Alexs D. Pate *PIC*
In Response To: Quincy Troupe~ Poet Laureate Finalist ()
"Alexs D. Pate is the best selling author of Amistad: A Novel, later developed into a film directed by Steven Spielberg, and West of Rehoboth. He is an Associate Professor of African-American and African studies and the University of Minnesota, and teaches courses in fiction writing, english, literature, and poetry of rap. His essays and commentary have appeared in the Utne Reader, The Washington Post, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, and USA Weekend. An avid performance artist, Pate currently resides in Minneapolis."
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