Links to a variety of writing resources, including publishers and media outlets, with an emphasis on African American writing and publishing. Articles About Writing Though many of the articles on this site focus primarily on speculative fiction, this extensive list of articles offers something for all writers. Authorlink Offers several useful blogs on writing.
Online index to this well-known literary research journal; includes links to the reference sections of articles from present. Some sections are available to online subscribers only; subscriptions available to individuals for a fee.
Contents are searchable by title, author, and by literary genre poetry, essays, etc. Also includes a number of accompanying essays. Africans in America Companion website to the PBS 4-part documentary, covering the years through Includes individual online chapters for various sets of years, with narrative text, maps, illustrations, and other resources.
Includes student and teacher guides, plus information about the documentary series. Images of African Americans from the 19th Century One of many noteworthy projects from the Schomburg Center, this digital photo album is searchable by broad category such as "family," "education," "civil war," or by keywords.
Also included are brief essays that give an introduction to the photographs, as well as the broader topic of searching the past. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington on the topic of African American education.
Also includes Bernard W. Black Nationalism on Campus. Flight to Freedom Interesting interactive "game" allows users to "experience" the escape from pre-Civil War slavery, through the online personal narratives of a number of escaped slaves and other prominent individuals.
Developed by Bowdoin history professor Dr. An unusual and unique web-based teaching tool. It also includes a synopsis of African American coal mining experience and a growing list of miners in alphabetical order by last name, many with the place of birth.
The Blue Highway Website and narrative devoted to the country blues developed way back in by web pioneer Curtis Hewston. Now includes a chat room, search engine, sound files, and more.The list starts with the author, then his or her primary style, and then the best book to start with.
African American Literature genre: new releases and popular books, including Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon, Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-. Website Everything Search type. Search for. Search for. Search prefix. Search the site for. Visit benjaminpohle.com Home + African-American Writers (Mostly Fiction) The list starts with the author, then his or her primary style, and then the best book to start with.
One of the oldest and best African American megasites that has as its purpose the collection of all relevant websites on topics such as education, art and entertainment, the diaspora, history, student and professional organizations, and literature.
African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent.
African-American writing has tended to incorporate oral forms, such as spirituals, sermons, gospel music, blues, or rap. Black Women Writers, – A Critical Evaluation.
Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday, E-mail Citation» Forty-three essays on the work of fifteen African American women writers, including detailed biographical and bibliographical data. Hull, Gloria T., Patricia Bell-Scott, and Barbara Smith.