Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, Poetry
Born: 1934 in Sweet Home, Arkansas
Deceased: 1968 in New York, New York
Henry Dumas worked at Southern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional Information
Henry Dumas had a varied career. He was a Contributor, editor, publisher, and distributor for various literary magazines. He worked as a printing machine operator, social worker, and was a teacher-counselor, and director of the Experiment in Higher Education, At Southern Illinois University from 1967–68. Henry wrote about the clash between black and white cultures. Dumas was "accidentally" shot and killed by a New York Transit policeman in 1968.
- Ark of Bones and Other Stories, Random House, 1974
- Jonoah & the Green Stone , Random House, 1978
- Rope of Wind And Other Stories, Random House, 1979
- Goodbyb Sweetwater, TBS The Book Service, 1988
- The Knees of a Natural Man: Collected Poetry , Thunder's Mouth Press , 1989
- Echo Tree: The Collected Short Fiction of Henry Dumas , Cofee House Press, 2003
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Ark of bones and other stories
Release Date: 1974
Rope of Wind And Other Stories
Release Date: 1979
The Knees of a Natural Man: Collected Poetry
Release Date: 1989-07
Echo Tree: The Collected Short Fiction of Henry Dumas (Black Arts Movement Series)
Release Date: 2003-09-01
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