Read e-book online 100 Most Popular African American Authors: Biographical PDF

By Bernard A. Drew

ISBN-10: 0313090440

ISBN-13: 9780313090448

ISBN-10: 1591583225

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Here is a one cease source, containing a hundred profiles of your favourite modern African American writers, in addition to whole lists in their works. targeting writers who've made their mark long ago 25 years, this advisor stresses African American writers of well known and style literature-from Rochelle Alers and Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, and Omar Tyree, with a couple of vintage literary giants additionally incorporated. brief profiles supply an summary of the author's existence and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are followed by way of black-and-white images of the writer. The biographies are via a whole checklist of the author's released works.Where are you able to locate information regarding well known, modern African American authors? websites may be tough to find and unreliable, fairly for a few of the more recent authors, and their contents are inconsistent and infrequently erroneous. even supposing there are various reference works on African American writers, the emphasis has a tendency to be on historic and literary authors. here is a unmarried quantity containing a hundred profiles of your favourite modern African American writers, besides lists in their works. brief profiles supply an outline of the author's lifestyles and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are observed by means of black-and-white images of the writer. The biographies are by means of a whole checklist of the author's released works. targeting writers who've made their mark long ago 25 years, this advisor covers African American writers of renowned and style literature?€”from Rochelle Alers, Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, Omar Tyree, and Zane. a couple of vintage literary giants who're well-liked by contemporary readers also are included?€”e.g., Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, and Richard Wright. Readers who need to know extra approximately their favourite African American authors or locate different books written through these authors, scholars getting to know AA authors for studies and papers, and educators looking heritage details for sessions in African American literature will locate this advisor useful. (High institution and up.)

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5, 1994). –Oct. 2002). Pearl, Nancy, “Waiting for Terry: African American Novels,” Library Journal (Jan. 1, 2001). Skidmore, Sarah, “Writer Polishes a Family Heirloom as She Brings Slave Ancestors to Life,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer (July 14, 1999). Anita Richmond Bunkley Romance, Historical Literature Benchmark Title: Black Gold Columbus, Ohio Date of birth not revealed Photo credit: Barfield Studios About the Author and the Author’s Writing Anita Richmond Bunkley is one busy woman. She’s an inventor, motivational speaker, writing coach, and writer of historical fiction.

Com. americanpoems. com/poets/bontemps/ (viewed July 3, 2006). Arna Wendell Bontemps (1902–73), Teacher Resource File. http://falcon. htm (viewed July 3, 2006). 36 Arna Bontemps Arnaud (Wendell) Bontemps entry, Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2005. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. com/servlet/BioRC (viewed Feb. 27, 2005). , Arna Bontemps entry, Oxford Companion to African American Literature, William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster, and Trudier Harris, eds.

Louis is plotting to put one of his minions in the pulpit and Nettie, Sylvia, Louisie and other women of the church take counter measures, in the form of street-savvy Sheba Cochran. ” Works by the Author Church Folk (2001) Second Sunday (2003) Holy Ghost Corner (2006) Contributor Gumbo: A Literary Rent Party to Benefit the Hurston/Wright Foundation (2002), edited by Marita Golden and E. Lynn Harris For Further Information Church Folk review, A Place of Our Own. Dis_Guide_ID=29&Title=Church% 20Folk (viewed Feb.

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