Rosa Guy
Trinidad
  1925-
 

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Biography

Rosa Guy was born in Trinidad on September 1, 1925.In 1932, her family immigrated to the United States.She grew up in New York Cityís Harlem.During this time her parents died.Rosa and her sister lived in many foster homes and many different institutions.She quit school at age 14 and took a job to support them. During World War II she was apart of the American Negro Theatre.She attended New York University where she studied theater and writing.A number of her works deal with the dependability of family members to care and love one another.
 

Works

  • Bird at My Window (1966)
  • The Friends (1973)
  • Ruby (1976)
  • The Disappearance (1979)
  • A Measure of Time (1983)
  • New Guys Around the Block (1983)


Links

Biography and picture of Rosa Guy

http://www.mcdougallittell.com/lit/guest/guy/

http://www.owwa.org/html/speaker6.html

 


 


Send questions or comments about the Web site to Dr. Seodial Deena, 
East Carolina University, Department of English, Multicultural Literature Program.