Day 9: Celebrating Black Authors – Phillis Wheatley

In celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be celebrating black authors by sharing a book a day written by a black author and that has a black main character. Some of the authors I’ve read others are new to me and will be added to the ever-growing TBR pile.

Title: Complete Writings
Author: Phillis Wheatley
ISBN-13: 978-0140424300
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Release Date: February 2001
[Read] [Add to Growing TBR Pile]

I am not a huge fan of poetry, especially poetry prior to the Jazz age or the Harlem Renaissance. I read a few of Phillis Wheatley’s poems in college in an American Literature class. I thought interesting, Continue reading