Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry, History
Born: Detroit, Michigan
The Author graduated from the University of Chicago and taught at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jess, Tyehimba, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at CUNY in Staten Island, New York.
- LeadBelly: Poems, Wave Books, 2005
- Leadbelly: A life in Pictures, Steidl; 1st edition, 2007
- African American Pride:.., Citadel, 2004
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
leadbelly: poems (National Poetry Series)
Release Date: 2005-10-01
African American Pride: Celebrating Our Achievements, Contributions, and Enduring Legacy
Release Date: 2004-12-31
- Illinois Arts Council, '
- Whiting Award, '
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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