Richard Wright, 1908-1960, Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.
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Haiku: This Other World by Richard Wright is my favorite book of poetry. I have carried it with me like a bible and obsessed over its pages during the darkest periods of my life.—Stephen A., via Facebook
Richard Wright quote: The more closely the author thinks of why he wrote...
A Biography of Richard Wright. Richard Wright is most notable for his novel Native Son, which was the first bestselling novel by a black American writer and the first Book-of-the-Month Club selection by an African-American writer. Wright truly helped launch African American literature from its struggling roots to being recognized as equally on-par with white American literature.
Richard Wright - author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories & non-fiction as his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped redefine discussions of race relations in US in mid-20th century.