Genean Granger: April 24, 1943- March 17, 2019
Genean graduated from Kingsford High School in 1961. She was a life-long learner. She graduated from Bay College in 1969, went on to obtain her ADN from Bay, then her BSN from Northern Michigan University. She returned to NMU to pursue her dream of writing poetry, and graduated with a Master’s in English in May 2014. Through her Master’s in English she found a second career in Poetry. Through NMU and Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, she participated and won a first in Original Poetry in New Orleans and was the winner of the 90th Anniversary Convention Theme. She went on to see her poems published and won numerous awards. December 2018 her book of poetry “american bandstand, slices of life, and other poems” was published.
Black Piano Blues by Melisse Carr was inspired by the poem "The Black Piano" by Genean Granger. Click on the image to learn more about the artwork and the artist.
The Black Piano by Stella Hansen was inspired by the poem "The Black Piano" by Genean Granger. Click on the image to learn more about the artwork and the artist.