Black Judgement. Detroit, MI: Broadside Press.
 Black Feeling, Black Talk. Detroit, MI: Broadside Press.
Re: Creation. Detroit, MI: Broadside Press.
Poem of Angela Yvonne Davis. New York, NY: Afro Arts.
(Ed.) Night Comes Softly: An Anthology of Black Female Voices. Newark, NJ: Medic Press.
Gemini: An Extended Autobiographical Statement on My First Twenty-Five Years of Being a Black Poet. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill.
My House. New York, NY: Morrow.
Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People. [Illustrated by George Ford.] Chicago, IL: Lawrence Hill.
(With James Baldwin) A Dialogue: James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott.
(With Margaret Walker) A Poetic Equation: Conversations between Nikki Giovanni and Margaret Walker. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press.
The Women and the Men. New York, NY: Morrow.
Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day. New York, NY: Morrow.
Vacation Time: Poems for Children. [Illustrated by Marisabina Russo.] New York, NY: Morrow.
Those Who Ride the Night Winds. New York, NY: Morrow.
[1985, 1971] Spin a Soft Black Song: Poems for Children. [Illustrated by Charles Bible.] New York, NY: Hill & Wang; [Illustrated by George Martins, Lawrence Hill.] Westport, CT: Farrar, Straus.
Sacred Cows… and Other Edibles. New York, NY: Morrow.
The Abandoned Baobob: The Autobiography of a Woman. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press.
(Ed., with C. Dennison) Appalachian Elders: A Warm Hearth Sampler. Blacksburg, VA: Pocahontas Press.
Grand Mothers: Poems, Reminiscences, and Short Stories about the Keepers of Our Traditions. New York, NY: Holt.
Racism 101. New York, NY: Morrow.
Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy like My Sister Kate: Looking at the Harlem Renaissance through Poems. New York, NY: Holt.
The Genie in the Jar. [Illustrated by Chris Raschka.] New York, NY: Holt.
The Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni (1968-1995). New York, NY: Morrow.
The Sun Is So Quiet. [Illustrated by Ashley Bryant.] New York, NY: Holt.
Love Poems. New York, NY: Morrow.
Blues: For All the Changes: New Poems. New York, NY: Morrow.
(Ed.) Grand Fathers: Reminiscences, Poems, Recipes, and Photos of the Keepers of Our Traditions. New York, NY: Holt.
Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems. New York, NY: Morrow.
"Nikki Giovanni." Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 39. Edited by Ashyia Henderson. Gale Group, 2003. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group. 2004. Document number: K1606002458.
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 5: American Poets Since World War II, First Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Donald J. Greiner, University of South Carolina. The Gale Group, 1981. pp. 286-290. Document number: H1200001235.
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