Angles of Ascent: A Norton anthology of contemporary African American poetry. Ed. Charles Henry Rowell

Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry

Criticism of Angles of Ascent – by Amiri Baraka in Poetry Foundation

I am a poet.

It is my first you hear beating

Against your ear.

The Distant Drum by Calvin C. Herndon

Calvin C. Herndon – bio by Charles Johnson