Author:Jupiter Hammon

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Jupiter Hammon

American writer and first known published African-American author




  • "A Winter Piece" (1782)
  • "An Evening's Improvement" (1783)
  • An Address to the Negroes in the State of New-York (1787)
    • 1787 edition, published by Carroll and Patterson in New York
    • 1787 reprint, published by Daniel Humphreys in Philadelphia
    • 1806 edition, published by Samuel Wood in New York


  • A Winter Piece (1782)
  • An Evening's Improvement (1783)

Works about Hammon[edit]

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.