Langston Hughes
Born in

Joplin, Missouri, The United States

February 1, 1902

Died

May 22, 1967

Gender

male

Books

About Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "Harlem was in vogue."

Quotes by Langston Hughes