ARNA BONTEMPS LIFE

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DIEING

1902 - 1973

He died in 1973 in Nashvile,TN

ARNA BONTEMPS

10/13/1902

Arna Bontemps was born in Alexandria, Louisiana.his parents name is Marie Carolina Pembrooke and Paul Bismark Bontemps

moving

1905

his family moved from louisana to california when he was the age of 3

graduating

1923

He graduated from pacific union college in Angwin,California

HARLEM RENAISSANCE

1924

in 1924 Bontemps moved to harlem.he found a teaching job at the harlem academy and begin to publish poetry.

makin it

1925

he pubish his first book

winning

1926 - 1927

he won the Alexander pushkin prize of opportunity [TWO YEARS STRAIGHT HE WON THIS EVENT]