May Miller

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Birthday
26, 1899
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Feb 8, 1995 (96)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1899
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Feb 8, 1995 (96)

About

African-American poet and playwright associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Her poetry collections include Dust of Uncertain Journey and The Ransomed Wait; her dramas include Stragglers in the Dust and Nails and Thorns.

Before Fame

She attended Howard University, American University, and Columbia University.

Trivia

Her play The Bog Guide was published in 1925.

Family Life

She was one of five children born to Kelly and Anna May Miller.

Associated With

She influenced the work of fellow African-American poet Rita Dove.