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Don Belton

Don Belton

Don Belton is the author of Almost Midnight, a novel, and editor of Speak My Name: Black Men onMasculinity and the American Dream, an anthology.  His short stories have appeared in the Indiana Review, Black Literature Forum, and Calling the Wind: An Anthology of the Twentieth Century African-American Short Story.  He has written for Newsweek, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Advocate, Utne Reader, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  He has lectured in the Ivory Coast (sponsored by Arts America/United States Information Agency), at the Sorbonne, and at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.  He has taught literature and fiction writing at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Macalester College, Bennington College, and Temple University.   His awards include a Lila Wallace International Travel and Research Grant, a Bellagio/Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, and, most recently, a Dance Advance/Pew Charitable Trust Grant for Dramaturgy.

Courses Taught

fall 2007

ENGL 081.601 African-American Literature canceled  

spring 2007