Claude McKay was a poet who played an influential role in the Harlem Renaissance. Remembered for his work If We Must Die, a poem written in response to mob attacks on African-American communities by white Americans, McKay was named the national poet of Jamaica in 1977. For his contribution to literature, he was posthumously honored with the Order of Jamaica.
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Pulp fiction and horror/fantasy author Hugh B. Cave had started his career writing for magazines, where his short stories were published under multiple pseudonyms. He created the character The Eel under using the pen name Justin Case and later gained fame for works such as The Nebulon Horror.