Walton, Anthony (1960 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Poetry

Poet, Anthony Walton, is a professor and the writer-in-residence at Bowdoin College. Born in 1960, he grew up in Illinois and was educated at Notre Dame and Brown Universities. His poetry and prose has appeared in The New York Times The New Yorker, and Kenyon Review as well as other periodicals and anthologies.

Selected Bibliography


  • Cricket Weather (1995)

Non Fiction

  • Mississippi: an American Journey (1996)
  • Brothers in Arms: the Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2004)


  • Every Shut Eye Ain't Asleep: an Anthology of Poetry by African Americans Since 1945 with Michael Harper (1994)

Selected Resources