Phillis Wheatley, American Poet

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Phillis Wheatley
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 1753, West Africa
  • Death: December 5, 1784, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who she was: first published African-American female poet who wrote Poems on Various Subjects (1773)

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