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Poet Nikki Giovanni


Nikki Giovanni will read her poetry and sign books at 8 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Giovanni is the author of 27 books and a GRAMMY nominee for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. She is a five-time NAACP Image Award winner and the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award. She holds the Langston Hughes Medal for Outstanding Poetry and is an Oprah Living Legend. Giovanni is a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech.

Waddell Theater, Loudoun Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling, VA 20164

Free and open to the community; for mature teens and adults.

Cinder Cooper at cicooper@nvcc.edu.

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.