Quotes by Amiri Baraka

About Amiri Baraka:

Amiri Baraka was an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at a number of universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the PEN Open Book Award, formerly known as the Beyond Margins Award, in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.

Author Bio

  • NameAmiri Baraka
  • DescriptionAfrican-American writer
  • AliasesImamu Amear Baraka; LeRoi Jones; Everett LeRoi Jones
  • BornOctober 7, 1934
  • DiedJanuary 9, 2014
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer; Playwright
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship