Jessie Redmon Fauset

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Birthday
27, 1882
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 30, 1961 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1882
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Apr 30, 1961 (79)

About

An American poet, novelist, and editor, she is regarded as one of the most important female writers of The Harlem Renaissance. During the 1920s and early 1930s, she published four novels: There is Confusion, Plum Bun, The Chinaberry Tree, and Comedy, American Style.

Before Fame

She worked as the editor of The Crisis, a magazine published by the NAACP.

Trivia

She was a French teacher at New York City's Dewitt Clinton High School for nearly twenty years.

Family Life

She married Herbert Harris in 1929.

Associated With

She worked alongside W.E.B. DuBois at The Crisis.

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