Haki Madhubuti

Haki R. Madhubuti is a major contributor to the Black literary tradition, in particular through his early association with the Black Arts Movement beginning in the mid-60s, which has had a lasting and major influence. Haki is the founder, publisher, and chair of the board of Third World Press (established in 1967), the largest independent black-owned press in the United States. He has published 24 books (some under his former name, Don L. Lee) and is one of the world’s best-selling authors of poetry and nonfiction, with books in print in excess of 3 million.