Cranston S. Knight

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General Information

Name: Cranston S. Knight

Pen Name: None

Born: in

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Illinois Connection

Knight teaches history at Malcom X College and lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Professor Knight is a member of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, The Association for Asian Studies and the Society of Midland Authors. He has taught at Columbia College and Loyola University in Chicago. He also lectures at various colleges and universities throughout the country. As an Afro-Latino poet, his voice is rich in the Latin-Africano culture and tradition.

Published Works

  • Tour of Duty, Vietnam in the Words of Those Who Were There, Samisdat Press, 1986
  • Freedom Song , Samisdat Press, 1988
  • In The Garden of the Beast, Vietnam Cries a Love Song, Third World Press, 1996
  • I, The Hunan Press, 1996
  • On The Borders of Hiroshima, I Heard a Rumor of War, The Hunan Press, 1998
  • La Brigada Spain, Third World Press, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

In the Garden of the Beast

ISBN: 0883781174
Release Date: 1996-04-01

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ISBN: 0965176800
Release Date: 1996

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On the Borders of Hiroshima: I Heard a Rumor of War

ISBN: 0965176819
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La Brigada: Spain (1936-1939)

ISBN: 0883782405
Release Date: 2004-05-01

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Literary Awards

International Poets Who`s Who, 1999. Honored Illinois Author, 1998.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Professor Knight is willing to lecture on a number of current political and historical topics, as well as topics concerning the art of writing poetry and journaling. He is also willing to travel.

Contact Information:


Hunan Press

5935 N. Magnolia

Chicago, Illinois 60660

(312)334-7039 or (312)508-8797

External Links

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Cranston S. Knight on Amazon


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