Anthony Walton

Anthony Walton
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Anthony Walton is the author of a chapbook of poems, Cricket Weather (Blackberry Books, 1995), and with Michael Harper edited Every Shut Eye Ain’t Asleep: An Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945 (Back Bay Books, 1994) and The Vintage Book of African American Poetry (Vintage, 2000). He is also the author of Mississippi: An American Journey (Vintage, 1997); and with Kareem Abdul Jabar, Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII’s Forgotten Heroes (Random House, 2005). Walton’s work has appeared widely in magazines, journals, and anthologies, including The New YorkerThe Atlantic MonthlyKenyon ReviewOxford American, and Rainbow Darkness. He is Writer-in-Residence at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

First posted: August 13, 2006

Last modified: April 18, 2016