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African American authors

1,565 works / 689 ebooks Search for books with subject African American authors.

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Langston Hughes, 15 books
Maya Angelou, 14 books
Nikki Giovanni, 13 books
Cheryl Clarke, 11 books
Houston A. Baker, 9 books
James Weldon Johnson, 8 books
Paul Laurence Dunbar, 7 books
Henry Louis Gates, 7 books
Alice Walker, 7 books
Pat Parker, 6 books
Arnold Adoff, 6 books
William D. Watley, 6 books
John Edgar Wideman, 5 books
Donna Rand, 5 books
Clarence Major, 5 books
Arna Wendell Bontemps, 5 books
Alma Murray, 5 books
Elizabeth Alexander, 5 books
Cheryl Clarke, 5 books
Bernard W. Bell, 4 books
Evie Shockley, 4 books
Addison Gayle, 4 books
Wagner, Jean, 4 books
John Alfred Williams, 4 books
Haki R. Madhubuti, 4 books


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