About Eugenia Collier

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Excerpt about Eugenia Collier: For a time, Collier was a case worker with the Baltimore Department of Public Welfare. She started teaching college in 1955 and later began writing. One of her first efforts, "Marigolds," won the Gwendolyn Brooks Award for Fiction in 1969. Her stories, poems, and critical essays have appeared in many anthologies and magazines. Collier says that the source of her creativity is "the richness, the diversity, the beauty of my black heritage."Read Full Story