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Black Women Novelist

Literature on the Rise

Literature of Slavery and Freedom
Literature of the Reconstruction to the New Negro Renaissance
Harlem Renaissance Era
Realism, Naturalism, Modernism
The Black Arts Era
Literature on the Rise


Dr. Angelou
Maya Angelou (b. 1928)
A woman who has a great voice in contemporary literature.
She is a poet, best-selling author, actress, play writer, civil rights activist and serve many other titles. 

Alice Walker (b. 1944)Alice Walker
As publisher of the novel The Color Purple she establised a major voice in modern fiction. She's also a world traveler and spiritual explorer.

       Terri Mcmillan
Writer of Waiting to Exhale which is her bestseller and has become one of the most important American novelists writing today.

New York Times Bestselling Author of such book as: Addicted, The Sex Chronicles: Shattering the Myth, Skyscraper, Nervous, Gettin’ Buck Wild: The Sex Chronicles 2, The Sisters of APF, Shame on it All, and The Heat Seekers.

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