Aldon Lynn Nielsen
Aldon Lynn Nielsen’s most recent book of poetry is A Brand New Beggar, from Steerage Press. His volumes of criticism include Reading Race, Writing Between the Lines, CLR James: A Critical Introduction, Black Chant, and Integral Music. Earlier works of poetry include Heat Strings, Evacuation Routes, Stepping Razor, VEXT, Mixage, and Mantic Semantic. He currently serves as the George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at the Pennsylvania State University.