This is a list of African-American authors and writers, all of whom are considered part of African-American literature, and who already have Wikipedia articles. The list also includes non-American authors resident in the USA and American writers of African descent.

A

Maya Angelou

B

James Baldwin
James Baldwin

C

D

Frederick Douglass
W. E. B. Du Bois

E

Ralph Ellison

F

G

H

Langston Hughes
Zora Neale Hurston

I

J

K

Martin Luther King Jr.

L

M

Toni Morrison

N

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

X

Y

Z

See also

References

  1. ^ Nikki Grimes at Scholastic.