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Steve Cannon
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Born (1935-04-10)April 10, 1935
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died July 7, 2019(2019-07-07) (aged 84)
New York City, U.S.
Occupation Novelist
Genre Fiction, African-American literature

Steve Cannon (April 10, 1935 – July 7, 2019) was an American writer. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was known as the founder of the cultural organization A Gathering of the Tribes. Cannon went completely blind in 1989 from glaucoma.

Cannon died on July 7, 2019 from septic shock caused by a ruptured cyst at a hospital in New York City at the age of 84.

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