The James Baldwin postage stamp

James BaldwinOn July 23, the U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp featuring the unparalleled James Baldwin (Go Tell It on the Mountain, Sonny’s Blues). A special dedication ceremony will take place at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City (which also hosts the Harlem Book Fair forums on the 24th). Baldwin’s stamp is the 20th in the “Literary Arts” series. (Via Moorish Girl, who’s off writing at a one-week intensive workshop.)


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