Joe Allen (writer)
July 19, 1960 |
|Occupation||Author and Journalist|
Joe Allen (born on July 19, 1960) is an American author, journalist, historian, and activist. His latest book is People Wasn't Made to Burn: A True Story of Race, Murder, and Justice in Chicago (ISBN 1608461262) published by Haymarket Books in 2011.
Allen was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, the son of Beverly Ann Vigneaux and William Henry Allen. He has three sisters. He graduated from Stoughton High School in 1978. He entered the University of Massachusetts Boston in the fall of 1978 and took classes through 1983 but did not graduate. Allen is a regular contributor to the International Socialist Review. He currently[when?] lives in Pilsen, Chicago.
- "Joe Allen articles". Socialist Worker. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
- People Wasn't Made to Burn; A True Story of Race, Murder, and Justice in Chicago (Hbk ed.). Haymarket Books. 2011. ISBN 9781608461264. Retrieved June 2013.
- Vietnam: The (Last) War the U.S. Lost (Pbk ed.). Haymarket Books. 2007. ISBN 9781931859493. Retrieved June 2013.
- People Wasn't Made to Burn - from Haymarket Books On YouTube.com
- Taylor, Elizabeth; Gary Krist, Joe Allen (June 9, 2012). "Book Discussion on [City of Scoundrels] and [People Wasn't Made to Burn]". Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest/Book TV. C-SPAN2 Video (49 minutes). Retrieved 18 June 2013.
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