ALEXANDER, Elizabeth. American, b. 1962. Genres: Poetry. Career: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor of English, 1991-; poet and writer. Publications: The Venus Hottentot (poems), 1990; Body of Life (poems), 1996. Address: Department of African American Studies, Yale University, PO Box 2033, New Haven, CT 06520, U.S.A.