A collection of fiction, poetry, and essays from Crisis , the magazine that launched the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. Contributors include Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Jean Toomer, Arna Bontemps, E. Franklin Frazier, and Alain Locke.
Sondra Kathryn Wilson is a senior researcher at Harvard's W. E. B. Du Bois Institute, and editor of several volumes of the work of James Weldon Johnson. She lives in New York City.