Claude McKay

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Claude McKay
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Ọjọ́ ìbíFestus Claudius McKay
(1889-09-15)Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 15, 1889
Clarendon, Jamaica
Ọjọ́ aláìsíMay 22, 1948(1948-05-22) (ọmọ ọdún 58)
Chicago, Illinois
Iṣẹ́Writer, poet
ÌgbàHarlem Renaissance
Notable worksHome to Harlem
Notable awardsHarmon Gold Award

Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay (September 15, 1889[1] – May 22, 1948) was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance.


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  1. See James, Winston (2003), "Becoming the People's Poet: Claude McKay's Jamaican Years, 1889-1912," in Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, March 2003, No. 13, pp. 17-45; note 8. There has been much confusion over whether McKay was born in 1889 or 1890, but his birth certificate has been discovered showing that he was, in fact, born in 1889.