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The Langston Hughes Review

Tony Bolden, Editor


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ISSN 0737-0555
E-ISSN 2576-649X
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The Langston Hughes Review

Tony Bolden, Editor

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The Langston Hughes Review publishes articles and reviews on Langston Hughes, Harlem Renaissance, and cultural figures whose contributions and aesthetics are related to Hughes’s. In addition, LHR publishes poems and visual art. We envision artists in multiple media and scholars of the following disciplines as our primary audience: English, History, African American Studies, Women’s Studies, American Studies, Cultural Studies, Art History, Ethnomusicology, and Law.

Founded in 1981, the Langston Hughes Society (LHS) was the first scholarly association named in honor of an African American writer. The LHS is a national association of scholars, teachers, creative and performing artists, students, and lay persons who seek to increase awareness and appreciation of Langston Hughes (1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967), the first African-American writer to make his living solely by his pen. Visit them online:

Tony Bolden, University of Kansas

Consulting Editor
Edgar Tidwell, University of Kansas

Book Review Editor
Kenton Rambsy, University of Texas at Arlington

Poetry Editor
Tara Betts, US

Editorial Board
Adam J. Banks, Stanford University
Wallis C. Baxter III, Langston Hughes Society
Adam Bradley, University of Colorado at Boulder
Tara T. Green, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Donna Akiba Harper, Spelman College
Scott Heath, Georgia State University
DaMaris B. Hill, University of Kentucky
Vera Kutzinski, Vanderbilt University
Clarence Lang, Pennsylvania State University
Keith Leonard, American University
Thabiti Lewis, Washington State University
Jean-Philippe Marcoux, Universite Laval, Canada
R. Baxter Miller, University of Georgia
Michael New, Saint Anselm College
Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Pennsyvania State University
Kinohi Nishikawa, Princeton University
Howard Rambsy II, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Kathy Lou Schultz, University of Memphis
Jim Smethurst, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Steven C. Tracy, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Jerry W. Ward Jr., Independent Scholar
Autumn Womack, Princeton University

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