Langston Hughes

About the Author

Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He died on May 22, 1967, in New York City. 
Danez Smith (editor) is the author of Don’t Call Us Dead, winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection and a finalist for the National Book Award, and [insert boy], winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. They live in Minneapolis.

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