|Professor Emeritus of Writing and American Literature
Embryo (poems). New York: Barlenmir House, 1972.
Giant Talk: An Anthology of Third World Writing (edited with Rainer Schulte). New York: Random House, 1972.
The Inside Story of T.V.'s Roots (with David L. Wolper). New York: Warner Books, 1978.
Snake-Back Solos: Selected Poems 1969-1977. New York: I. Reed Books, 1979.
Skulls Along the River (poems). New York: I. Reed Books, 1984.
James Baldwin: The Legacy. New York: Touchstone Press (Simon and Schuster), 1989.
Miles: The Autobiography, Miles Davis with Quincy Troupe. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. (Also editions in all major languages.)
Weather Reports: New and Selected Poems. New York: Writers and Readers Press, 1991.
Avalanche (poems). Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, April 1996.
Choruses (poems). Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, November 2000.
Miles and Me. University of California Press, October 2000.
Take It to the Hoop, Magic Johnson (a children's book). Hyperian/Disney, November 2000.