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Sapphire at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009
Ramona Lofton

August 4, 1950 (1950-08-04) (age 70)
Alma mater Brooklyn College, City College of New York
Notable work
Push (1996)

Ramona Lofton (born August 4, 1950), better known by her pen name Sapphire, is an American author and performance poet. She is known for her 1996 novel Push, which later became an Academy Award-nominated movie titled Precious (2009).

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