I started writing because there’s an absence of things I was familiar with or that I dreamed about. One of my senses of anger is related to this vacancy – a yearning I had as a teenager… and when I get ready to write, I think I’m trying to fill that. — Ntozake Shange

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Mini who’s who:

Ntozake Shange : American Playwright
Born: October 18, 1948