- Description: Professor at New Jersey City University
1986-1987 and 2002 Fulbright Senior Lecturer to India
1977, 1979, 1990 Writer in Residence at The MacDowell Colony
1989 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
1980 Writer in Residence at The Ossabaw Island Project
1977-78 Fulbright Junior Lecturer to France
Shiraz (XOXOX Press: Gambier, OH, 2006).
A Passage Through India (Spuyten Duyvil: NY, 1998).
Two Rooms: The Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood (U. of
Nebraska Press, 1998).
All The Lonely People: Life In a Single Room Occupancy Hotel (Ticknor &
Fields: New York, 1983).
A Stranger in the House: Personal Narratives from Black Household
Workers (Macmillan Publishing: New York, 1978).
Our Portion of Hell: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in
Fayette County, Tennessee (Links Books: NY, 1973).