Happy Birthday, James Baldwin!

Author James Baldwin was born August 2, 1924. | Literary Cobblestones
Author James Baldwin was born August 2, 1924. | Literary Cobblestones

Today in literary history: the birth of author James Baldwin.

Baldwin is best known for his novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, but his writing career spanned the creative board — novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, & political activist and critic.

Check out an interview with James from 1984 in the Paris Review: “James Baldwin, The Art of Fiction No. 78”.

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