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Brown, Sterling Allen

Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1989 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Poets

1909 – Born on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. on the 1st of May.

– He was educated at Dunbar High School and graduated as the top student for which he received a scholarship to attend Williams College.

1922 – Continued his studies at Harvard University, receiving an MA a year later.

1929 – Began his teaching career at a number of universities, including Lincoln University and Fisk University, before returning to Howard as a teacher where he remained for forty years.

1932 – First poetry collection published, Southern Road

1969 – Retired from his faculty position at Harvard and returned to his professional career as a poet.

1989 – Died on the 13th of January.