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Alvin L.A. Horn

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Born
in Seattle, The United States
February 16

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Alvin Lloyd Alexander Horn has lived and breathed the Northwest air and floated in all the nearby rivers streams leading the Pacific Ocean. As in the writings of Hemmingway and poetry of Langton Hughes and novels of Walter Mosley, their books are all the byproduct of their youthful environments and travels. Alvin's African American experiences in his Emerald City background shines through in his poetry, short stories, and novels.

Growing up in the "liberal on the surface" Seattle lifestyle, Alvin experienced seeing Black people with jobs, who could go most places and had no stereotypical ghettos. Inspired by many summer days spent in his local library when his mother placed Alvin "on restriction, often for daydreaming in school." He also cr
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