A. Van Jordan

A. Van Jordan

Ohio / United States
A. Van Jordan
Ohio / United States
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A. Van Jordan (born March 5, 1965 Akron, Ohio) is an American poet.
He graduated from Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, 1987, with a BA. He graduated from Howard University, 1990, with an MA. He graduated from Warren Wilson College, 1998, with an MFA. He lived in Washington, D.C.
He taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro ...
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