Angelina Weld Grimke

Primary Works Secondary Works


Prose and Poetry:

Adoff, Arnold, ed., Poetry of Black America: Anthology of the Twentieth Century, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Harper & Row, 1973, 15-16.

Barksdale, Richard K. and Kenneth Kinnamon, eds., Black Writers of America: A Comprehensive Anthology, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Macmillan, 1972.

Bontemps, Arna, ed., American Negro Poetry, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Hill & Wang, 1963.

Brown, Sterling, Arthur P. Davis, and Ulysses Lee, eds., Negro Caravan, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Dryden, 1941.

Cromwell, Otelia, Lorenzo Dow Turner, and Eva B. Dykes, eds., Readings from Negro Authors, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1931, 24-26.

Cullen, Countee, ed., Caroling Dusk, includes poems by Grimke. New York: Harper, 1927, 35-46.

Grimke, Angelina W. "The Black Finger," in The New Negro: An Interpretation, edited by Alain Locke. New York: Boni, 1925.

Grimke, Angelina W. "A Mona Lisa," "At April," "To Keep the Memory of Charlotte Forten Grimke," and "For the Candle Light," in Black Sister: Poetry by Black American Women, 1746-1980, edited by erlene Stetson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981, 60-63.

Grimke, Angelina W. Rachel: A Play in Three Acts. Boston: Cornhill, 1920.

Hughes, Langston and Arna Bontemps, eds., Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1949, includes poems by Grimke. Garden City: Doubleday, 1949, 54-58.

Kerlin, Robert T., ed., Negro Poets and Their Poems, revised and enlarged edition, includes poems by Grimke. Washington, D.C.: Associated, 1935, 152-156.

Publications in Magazines and Journals

"To Keep the Memory of Charolotte Forten Grimke," Crisis, 9 (January 1915): 134.

"To the Dunbar High School," Crisis, 13 (March 1917): 222.

"The Closing Door," Birth Control Review, 3 (September 1919).

"The Black Finger," Opportunity, 1 (September 1923): 343.

"Little Grey Dreams," Opportunity, 2 (January 1924): 20.

"Dusk," Opportunity, 2 (April 1924): 99.

"I Weep," Opportunity, 2 (July 1924): 196.

"A Biographical Sketch of Archibald H. Grimke," Opportunity, 3 (February 1925): 44-47.

"Death," Opportunity, 3 (March 1925): 68.


Bradley, Gerald. "Goodbye, Mister Bones," Drama Critique, 7 (Spring 1964): 83-84.

Drake, William. The First Wave: Women Poets in America, 1915-1945. New York: MacMillan, 1987.

Greene, Michael. "Angelina Weld Grimke," in Dictionary of Literary Biography: Afro-American Writers from the Harlem Renaissance to 1940. vol. 50. edited by Trudier Harris. Detroit, Mi.: Gale Research Co., 1987, 149-155.

Hull, Gloria T., Color, Sex, and Poetry: Three Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Hull, Gloria T., "'Under the Days': The Buried Life and Poetry of Angelina Weld Grimke," in Conditions: Five (Black Women's Issue), edited by Lorraine Bethel and Barbara Smith, 1979: 17-25.

Roses, Lorraine Elena and Ruth Elizabeth Randolph. Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Literary Biographies of 100 Black Women Writers 1900-1945. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall & Co, 1990, 143-147.

Rush, Theressa G., Carol F. Myers, and Esther S. Arata. Black American Writers Past and Present: A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary. Vol. 1. Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1975, 345-347.

Salem, Dorothy C. African American Women: A Biographical Dictionary. New York: Garland Publishing, 1993, 214-216.

Selected Women Writers of the Harlem Renaissance: A Resource Guide
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