Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas on June 7th, 1917 and passed away at the age of 83 on December 3rd, 2000.

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Gwendolyn Brooks Stats: The most read book by Gwendolyn Brooks on Book Notification is Selected Poems, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of Gwendolyn Brooks books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Street in Bronzeville
1945
2
Annie Allen
1949
3
Bronzeville Boys and Girls
1956
4
The Bean Eaters
1960
5
We real cool
1960
6
Selected Poems
1963
7
The Wall: For Edward Christmas
1967
8
In the Mecca
1968
9
Riot
1969
10
Family Pictures
1970
11
Aloneness
1971
12
Mayor Harold Washington and Chicago, The I Will City
1983
13
The Near-Johannesburg Boy and Other Poems
1986
14
Winnie
1988
15
In Montgomery
2003

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Gwendolyn Brooks Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best Short Stories by Black Writers
1967
2
I Am the Darker Brother
1968
3
Jump Bad: A New Chicago Anthology
1971
4
Cries of the Spirit: A Celebration of Women's Spirituality
1991
5
Hear My Voice
1993
6
Letters to America
1995
7
Sisters
2009
8
The Civil Rights Reader
2009
9
The Golden Shovel Anthology
2017
10
On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library
2021
11
Knowing Him by Heart: African Americans on Abraham Lincoln
2022
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Gwendolyn Brooks: Biography

Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 7th, 1917. Gwendolyn passed away December 3rd, 2000 at 83 years old. Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas.

Gwendolyn Brooks was the author of the Gwendolyn Brooks Collections series which consists of 15 novels. The Gwendolyn Brooks Collections series started in 1945 with the novel A Street in Bronzeville. The most recently released novel in the Gwendolyn Brooks Collections series was In Montgomery which was released in 2003. There are no upcoming novels for the Gwendolyn Brooks Collections series.

Gwendolyn Brooks also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 3 books including Report from Part One and Young Poet's Primer.

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Gwendolyn Brooks: F.A.Q

When was Gwendolyn Brooks Born?

Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 7th, 1917.

When did Gwendolyn Brooks die?

Gwendolyn Brooks died on December 3rd, 2000 at 83 years old.

Where was Gwendolyn Brooks Born?

Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, .

What was the first book Gwendolyn Brooks wrote?

The first novel written by Gwendolyn Brooks was A Street in Bronzeville, published in 1945.

What was the most recent book Gwendolyn Brooks wrote?

Their most recently released work was In Montgomery (a short story) on January 1st, 2003.

How many books has Gwendolyn Brooks written?

Gwendolyn Brooks has written 19 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 15 books in the Collections, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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