Reed, Ishmael

Reed, Ishmael (Scott) (Emmett Coleman, pen name)

(1938–  ) writer, poet; born in Chattanooga, Tenn. He studied at the University of Buffalo (1956–60), and was a founder of the East Village Other, a newspaper in New York (1965). He moved to Berkeley, Calif., and established the Yardbird Publishing Company (1971) and a communications company (1973). He began as a poet, but is best known for his freewheeling satirical novels using African-American themes and linguistic styles.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Reed, Ishmael. "Ishmael Reed: A Conversation with John Domini." 1977.
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REED, Ishmael. Another day at the front; dispatches from the race war.