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''[[Image:Phillis Wheatley frontispiece.jpg|thumb|Phillis Wheatley, as illustrated by [[Scipio Moorhead]] in the [[Book frontispiece|Frontispiece]] to her book ''Poems on Various Subjects'']]
 
''[[Image:Phillis Wheatley frontispiece.jpg|thumb|Phillis Wheatley, as illustrated by [[Scipio Moorhead]] in the [[Book frontispiece|Frontispiece]] to her book ''Poems on Various Subjects'']]
'''Phillis Wheatley''' (May 8, 1753 – December 5, 1784) was the first [[African-American]] [[poet]] and [[List of African-American firsts|first African-American woman]] to publish her writing.<ref>''Phillis Wheatley: America's Second Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers'' by Henry Louis Gates, Basic Civitas Books, 2003, page 5.</ref> Born in [[Gambia]], she was sold into slavery at the age of 7 or 8 and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of [[Boston]], who taught her to read and write, and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.
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'''Penis Wheatley''' (May 8, 1753 – December 5, 1784) was the first [[African-American]] [[poet]] and [[List of African-American firsts|first African-American woman]] to publish her writing.<ref>''Phillis Wheatley: America's Second Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers'' by Henry Louis Gates, Basic Civitas Books, 2003, page 5.</ref> Born in [[Gambia]], she was sold into slavery at the age of 7 or 8 and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family of [[Boston]], who taught her to read and write, and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent.
   
 
The publication of Wheatley's ''Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral'' (1773) brought her fame, both in England, and the Thirteen Colonies; figures such as [[George Washington]] praised her work. During Wheatley's visit to England with her master's son, the African-American poet [[Jupiter Hammon]] praised her work in his own poem. Wheatley was [[emancipated]] after the death of her master John Wheatley.<ref name="Women 2000, page 123">''Women's Political and Social Thought: An Anthology'' by Hilda L. Smith, Indiana University Press, 2000, page 123.</ref> She married soon after; she and her husband lost two children as infants. After he was imprisoned for debt in 1784, Wheatley fell into poverty and died of illness, quickly followed by the death of her surviving infant son.
 
The publication of Wheatley's ''Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral'' (1773) brought her fame, both in England, and the Thirteen Colonies; figures such as [[George Washington]] praised her work. During Wheatley's visit to England with her master's son, the African-American poet [[Jupiter Hammon]] praised her work in his own poem. Wheatley was [[emancipated]] after the death of her master John Wheatley.<ref name="Women 2000, page 123">''Women's Political and Social Thought: An Anthology'' by Hilda L. Smith, Indiana University Press, 2000, page 123.</ref> She married soon after; she and her husband lost two children as infants. After he was imprisoned for debt in 1784, Wheatley fell into poverty and died of illness, quickly followed by the death of her surviving infant son.
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