Articles (In Books)

Plenty of Exits: New and Selected Poems by Martin Tucker, Foreword (Brookville, NY, Confrontation Press, 2008)

Gwendolyn Brooks and Working Writers, “Gwendolyn Brooks, Friend and Mentor” (Chicago: Third World Press, 2007)

Gwendolyn Brooks’ Maud Martha: A Critical Collection, “Bronzeville Boys and Girls” (Chicago: Third World Press, 2002)

Artist and Influence (Annual), “Sarah E. Wright,” (Introduction and Interview) (New York: Hatch-Billops Collection, Inc., 2001)

Gwendolyn Brooks (Modern Critical Views), “Later Works” (Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House, 2000)

At Grandmother’s Table, “Two Women” (Minneapolis, MN: Fairview Press, 2000)

Report From Part Two, by Gwendolyn Brooks, “Afterword” (Chicago, IL: Third World Press, 1996)

Macmillan Encyclopedia of African-American Culture And History, “Brooks, Gwendolyn Elizabeth” (New York: Macmillan, 1996; 2nd ed., 2005)

Gwendolyn Brooks: Reliant Contemplation, “In the Mecca” (Ann Arbor, MI: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1996)

Travelers’ Tales: A Woman’s World, “A Ticket to Tanzania” (San Francisco, CA: Travelers’ Tales, Inc., 1995

Conversations With Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones, “Revolution: The Constancy of Change,” (Introduction and Interview), (Jackson, MS: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1994)

A Life of Gwendolyn Brooks, by George E. Kent, “Foreword” and “Afterword” (Lexington, KY: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1990)

The Heath Anthology of American Literature, “Gwendolyn Brooks” (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1990; 2nd ed., 1994)

Perspectives of Black Popular Culture, “Cultural Challenge, Heroic Response: Gwendolyn Brooks and the New Black Poetry” (Bowling Green, OH: Popular Press, 1990)

Amiri Baraka: The Kaleidoscopic Torch, “Amiri Baraka: This Constant Mutability” (New York: Steppingstones, 1985)

Science of the Times, “A Family Works a Miracle” (New York: Arno Press, 1980)

This Is The Way We Wash Our Hands, by Ree Dragonette, Introduction (New York: Calliope, 1977)