Malone, James Hiram

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MALONE, James Hiram

MALONE, James Hiram. American, b. 1930. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Poetry, Songs/Lyrics and libretti, How-to books, Local history/Rural topics, Cartoons, Essays. Career: Author and illustrator. Kmart International Headquarters, Troy, MI, senior graphics designer, 1980-83; Atlanta Journal and Constitution, GA, ad promotions creative director, 1983-90; Bianco Art Collections of Atlanta, fine art producer/painter, 1990-92; Atlanta News Leader, author of "Street Beat" column and artist, 1992-; cartoon strips: Ralph, 1998, Living Longer, 1999; free-lance cartoonist for periodicals. Guest author, reader, lecturer, and storyteller at schools, festivals, conferences, and coffee houses. Active in many civic, public, and community organizations. Has exhibited fine art paintings at art galleries, museums, art festivals, malls, and parks. International Black Writers Association, president, 1998. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED: Here and There Poetry, 1954; Blues Poetry, 1954; Grandma Sarah's Closet, 1960; Brother, 1970; Malone's Atlanta, 1986; Say Literacy Guide, 1986; Y'All Come Back, 1988; Atlanta, the Democrats Are Coming, 1988; No-Job Dad, 1992; Urban History: Buttermilk Bottom RepoHistory Art Markers, 1995; Black Movie Theaters Art Markers, 1996; Jone's Family Cart, 1997; April Mae Jones Coloring Book, 1998; If I Lives and Nuthin' Happen (novel), 1999; Artistic Trees Craftsmanship Guide, 2000. LYRICS (co-author): Talk to Your Child, 1986; Willie Lives in the Streets, 1986; Homeless Hope, 1987; Tap, 1995. Contributor to anthologies. Contributor of writings and illustrations to periodicals illustrations to periodicals. Address: 1796 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-6441, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]