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Full Name: John Oliver Killens
Biography:
(1916-1987) Author. John Oliver Killens was born in Macon, Georgia, and died in Brooklyn, New York. He was a founder of the Harlem Writers Guild.
Author's Timeline:
1916 (Unknown) County
John Oliver Killens was born in Macon, Georgia, on January 14, 1916. 
1987 Kings County
John Oliver Killens died at the Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center in Brooklyn, New York, on October 27, 1987. 
1954 (Unknown) County
Youngblood
(Pub: The Dial Press ISBN: )
Novel. 
1963 (Unknown) County
And Then We Heard The Thunder
(Pub: Alfred A. Knopf ISBN: 0394415213 / 978-0394415215)
Novel, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. 
1989 (Unknown) County
Great Black Russian: The Life and Times of Alexander Pushkin
(Pub: Wayne State Press ISBN: 0814320464 / 978-0814320464)
Novel. 
1966 (Unknown) County
Black Man's Burden
(Pub: Trident Press ISBN: )
Essays. 
1967 (Unknown) County
Sippi
(Pub: Trident Press ISBN: )
Novel. 
1971 (Unknown) County
Cotillion: Or One good Bull Is Half The Herd
(Pub: Trident Press ISBN: 0671270729 / 978-0671270728)
Novel. 
1972 (Unknown) County
Great Gittin' Up Morning: A Biography of Denmark Vesey
(Pub: Doubleday ISBN: 0385019025 / 978-0385019026)
Biography. 
1975 (Unknown) County
A Man Ain't Nothin' but a Man: the Adventures of John Henry
(Pub: Little Brown & Company ISBN: 0316492787 / 978-0316492782)
Children's book. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Slaves
(Pub: Pyramid Books ISBN: )
Novel. 
? New York County
Mr. Killens taught creative-writing at Columbia University. 
? Kings County
Mr. Killens taught creative-writing at Medgar Evers College. 

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