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Georgia Douglas Johnson (September 10, 1880 – May 14, 1966) was an American poet and playwright associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Born Georgia Douglas Camp in Atlanta, Georgia, she grew up in a mixed-race family with African-American, Native American, and English roots.
Her poetry addressed issues of race as well as intensely personal yet ultimately universal themes including love, motherhood, and being a woman in a male-dominated world.
Four collections of her poetry were published:The Heart of a Woman (1918) ,Bronze (1922), An Autumn Love Cycle (1928), and Share My World (1962). She wrote nearly thirty plays and numerous other works, though many have been lost. Read More→