Learn more about the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century from these biographies written by Tonya Bolden. Original content is from the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century website. Authors are listed in the drop-down menu alphabetically by last name.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Cover illustration of Louisa Picquet, the octoroon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81d7ec29-5ce2-c4dc-e040-e00a18061a95