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Highlighting authors born in the month of October
These are the famous Black writers who have fearlessly studied cultural stigmas, provided intimate life details, presented new ideas and created impressive fiction through literary works. For their prophetic genius, these men and women have earned Pulitzer Prizes, NAACP awards and even Nobel Prizes, among other honors and their works will be highlighted on their birth months.
Amiri Baraka Faith Ringgold Ann Petry Alice Childress Arna Bontemps Ntozake Shange Terry McMillian Ayi Kwei Armah