Jacques Roumain

Jacques Roumain
Jacques Roumain
  • Born: June 4, 1907
  • Died: August 18, 1944
  • Nationality: Haitian
  • Profession: Writer

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Jacques Roumain was a Haitian writer, politician, and advocate of Marxism. He is considered one of the most prominent figures in Haitian literature. The African-American poet, Langston Hughes, translated some of Roumain's works, including Gouverneurs de la Rosée (Masters of the Dew).

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