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Countee Cullen
Countee Cullen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941
Countee Cullen, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941
Born Countee LeRoy Porter
(1903-05-30)May 30, 1903
Died January 9, 1946(1946-01-09) (aged 42)
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Alma mater New York University;
Harvard University
Period 1923–46
Genre Poetry
Literary movement Harlem Renaissance
Spouse Yolande Du Bois, m. 1928-d. 1930;
Ida Mae Roberson, m. 1940

Countee Cullen (born Countee LeRoy Porter; May 30, 1903 – January 9, 1946) was an American poet, novelist, children's writer, and playwright, particularly well known during the Harlem Renaissance.

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