Nancy Cunard

1896 –

Nancy Clara Cunard, born on March 10, 1896, in London, was an English poet, editor, and political activist. Known for her eclectic and bohemian lifestyle, she was the author of many books, including Outlaws (Elkin Mathews, 1921), Sublunary (Hodder and Stoughton, 1923), and Parallax (Hogarth Press, 1925). In addition to her anti-racist and anti-fascist political activities, she was also the editor of Negro (Wishart and Company, 1934), an anthology of Black art, literature, and political writings. She died on March 17, 1965.