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Author Genre Place of Birth Date of Birth/Death Nationality Source
Haley, Alex Novelist Ithaca, NY b. Aug. 11, 1921
d. Feb. 10, 1992
American BW 1994
DLB v. 38
Hamilton, Virginia Children's Lit. Ohio Mar. 12, 1936 American BW 1994
DLB v. 33
Hammond, Jupiter Essayist Oyster Bay, Long Island b. Oct. 17, 1711
d. ca. 1790-1806
American DLB v. 50
Hansberry, Lorraine Essayist
Playwright
Chicago, IL b. May 1930
d. January 1965
American BW 1989
Harper, Frances Ellen Novelist
Poetry
Short Stories
Maryland b. Sept. 24, 1825
d. Feb. 22, 1911
American BW 1989
DLB v. 50
Harris, E. Lynn Novelist

American
Haskins, James S. Children's Lit. Montgomery, AL Sept. 19, 1941 American BW 1994
Hayden, Robert Poetry Detroit, MI b. Aug. 4, 1913
d. Feb. 25, 1980
American BW 1989
DLB v. 79
Hilliard, Asa G., III Nonfiction Galveston, TX Aug. 22, 1933 American BW 1994
Himes, Chester Novelist
Mystery
Jefferson City, MO b. July 1909
d. Nov. 12, 1984
American BW 1994
DLB v. 76
Horne, Frank Poetry
Essayist

b. Aug. 18, 1899
d. Sept. 7, 1974
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Hudson, Wade Children's Lit.



Hughes, Langston Poetry
Novelist
Joplin, MO b. Feb. 1, 1902
d. May 1967
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Hull, Gloria Poetry Shreveport, LA Dec. 6, 1944 American BW 1994
Hunter, Kristin Children's Lit. Philadelphia, PA Sept. 12, 1931 American BW 1989
DLB v. 33
Hurston, Zora Neale Novelist
Folklorist
Eatonville, FL b. Jan7, 1891
d. Jan. 28, 1960
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Hutchinson, Earl O. Nonfiction Chicago, IL Oct. 8, 1945 American BW 1994

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Author Genre Place of Birth Date of Birth/Death Nationality Source
Jackson, Jesse Children's Lit. Columbus, OH b. January 1908
d. April 1983
American BW 1989
Jackson, Rhodesia Novelist
Poetry
New Orleans, LA
American
Jacobs, Harriet Ann Novelist Edenton, NC
American NBAW
Johnson, Charles Poetry
Playrwright
Georgia b. Sept. 10, 1886
d. May 1966
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Johnson, Felton Poetry Chicago, IL b. May 7, 1888
d. Sept. 17, 1958
American BW 1989
DLB v. 45
Johnson, Georgia D. Poetry
Playwright
Georgia b. Sept. 10, 1886
d. May 1966
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Johnson, Helene Poetry
July 1907 American DLB v. 51
Johnson, James Weldon Poetry
Novelist
Jacksonville, FL b. June 17, 1871
d. June 1938
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Jones, Gayl Poetry Lexington, KY Nov. 23, 1949 American BW 1994 v. 33
Jordan, June Poetry
Playwright
Harlem, NY July 9, 1936 American BW 1994
DLB v. 38

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Author Genre Place of Birth Date of Birth/Death Nationality Source
Khanga, Yelena Nonfiction Moscow, Russia
Russian
Killens, John Oliver Novelist Macon, GA b. January 1916
d. Oct. 27, 1987
American BW 1994
CLC v. 10
Kincaid, Jamaica Essayist
Novelist
Antigua May 1949 American BW 1994
CLC v. 43
Kunjufu, Jwanza Nonfiction Chicago, IL June 15, 1953 American CBB

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Author Genre Place of Birth Date of Birth/Death Nationality Source
Larsen, Nella Novelist Chicago b. April 13, 1891
d. March 1964
American BW 1989
DLB v. 51
Lester, Julius Children's Lit.
Novelist
St. Louis Jan. 27, 1939 American BW 1994
Lewis, Edward Novelist Lake Charles, LA
American
Lincoln, C. Eric Poetry Athens, AL June 1924 American BW 1994
Locke, Alain Essayist Philadephia , PA b. Sept. 13, 1886
June 1954
American BW 1989

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