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Phillis Wheatley, the First African American Published Book of Poetry


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Frontispiece and Title Page from Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, 1773.

An engraving of poet Phillis Wheatley from her book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

CREDIT: Wheatley, Phillis, poet. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, 1773. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.



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