Ralph Ellison (1914 - 1994)Author and Educator. He is best known for his novel, Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953. He is included in the group of great African-American authors of the 20th Century. Born Mar. 1, 1913, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) Educator, Literary Critic, Academic Author, Author / African American novelist Ralph Ellison is best known for his novel Invisible Man which remains one of the central texts of the African-American experience.