David Henderson

The poet and writer David Henderson was a founding member of the Umbra Poets, an influential collective of poets and writers who were central to the Black Arts Movement. His books include "De Mayor of Harlem" and "Neo-California." He has been widely published in anthologies and magazines, including "The Def Jam Poetry Reader, The Paris Review, " and "Essence". He has read from his poetry for the permanent archives of the Library of Congress. Born in Harlem and raised in Harlem and the Bronx,...See more