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Essex Hemphill

Born: Apr 16, 1957

Death: Nov 4, 1995

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Essex Hemphill

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1957
Date of Death : Nov 4, 1995
Birth Place : Chicago

Essex Hemphill was an American poet and activist. He was a 1993 Pew Fellowships in the Arts recipient.


  • Writer
  • Activist

Awards Won

  • Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award
  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men''s Anthologies
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