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June Jordan

June JordanBorn: 9-Jul-1936
Birthplace: Harlemn, NY
Died: 14-Jun-2002
Location of death: Berkeley, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Poet, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Who Look At Me

Father: Granville Ivanhoe Jordan (postal worker)
Mother: Mildred Jordan (nurse, d. 1966 suicide)
Husband: Michael Meyer (white grad student, m. 1955, div. 1965)
Son: Christopher David Meyer (b. 1958)

    University: Barnard College
    University: University of Chicago
    University: Barnard College

    Jamaican Ancestry

Author of books:
Who Look at Me (1969, poetry)
Some Changes (1971, poetry)
His Own Where (1971, novel)
Things That I Do in the Dark (1977, poetry)
Civil Wars (1981, essays)
Living Room (1985, poetry)
On Call (1985, essays)
Naming Our Destiny (1989, poetry)
Poetic Justice (1991, poetry)
Technical Difficulties (1992, essays)
Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays of June Jordan (2002, essays)

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