Johnson, Dianne

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JOHNSON, Dianne

JOHNSON, Dianne. Also writes as Dinah Johnson. American, b. 1960. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Children's non-fiction. Career: Author and educator. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, associate professor of English, 1990-, interim director, African-American studies program, 1998-2000. Publications: Telling Tales: The Pedagogy and Promise of African American Literature for Youth, 1990; Presenting Laurence Yep, 1995; (ed.) The Best of The Brownies' Book, 1996. JUVENILE. AS DINAH JOHNSON: All around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuel Roberts, 1998; Sunday Week, 1999; Quinnie Blue, 2000; Sitting Pretty: A Celebration of Black Dolls (poetry), 2000. Contributor of essays to books and anthologies. Some of the author's work appears under the name Dianne Johnson-Feelings. Address: Department of English, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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