African-Armerican Writers

African-American authors have added their voices to the American literary tapestry through riveting works. African-American Writers discusses the established authors and newly emerging voices that have made lasting contributions to American literature. Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Ernest J. Gaines, Walter Dean Myers, Alice Walker, August Wilson, Charles Johnson, and Gloria Naylor are profiled along with their indispensable works that are commonly assigned in classrooms today.