Contributor biographical information for Harlem : a poem / by Walter Dean Myers ; pictures by Christopher Myers.

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Walter Dean Myers is the 2012 - 2013 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He is the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author an award-winning body of work which includes, SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS, SLAM!, and MONSTER. Mr. Myers has received two Newbery Honor medals, five Coretta Scott King Author Awards, and three National Book Award Finalists citations. In addition, he is the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile poetry.
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Poetry.
African Americans -- Poetry.
American poetry.