Soon, One Morning: New Writing by American Negroes
edited by Herbert Hill
Alfred A. Knopf, 617 pp., $6.95
This collection should not be thought of as inclusive: one will search in vain for such novelists as Mark Kennedy, Julian Mayfield, William Kelley; or such journalists as Gordon Parks and Carl Rowan. Nor should it be regarded simply as a “literary” anthology. For once, the dust jacket copy hits it on the nose when it characterizes this book as one which “opens a window on the world of the Negro intellectual in the United States today.”
In consequence, the curious will find here, in addition to a sheaf of poe...
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