Clarence Major

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I’m Interested, Tell Me More
2001 Mixed media, 24 x 30, by Clarence Major

Poet, novelist, and painter Clarence Major was born in 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia. He received a B.S. from the State University of New York and a Ph.D. from the Union for Experimenting Colleges and Universities.

Among his many honors and awards are a Western States Book Award for Fiction, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a National Council on the Arts Fellowship. Clarence Major is professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of California, Davis. Photo Credit: Anthony Grooms

Learn more at Clarence Major’s official website


34 Books by Clarence Major


Book Cover Dirty Bird Blues (1996) by Clarence Major

Dirty Bird Blues (1996)

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Book Cover Black Slang: A Dictionary of Afro-American Talk by Clarence Major

Black Slang

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Book Cover Symptoms & Madness by Clarence Major

Symptoms & Madness

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