Author: The Johnson Chronicles: Truth & Tall Tales about My Penis (2005)

Author: Safe Arms: 20 Love & Erotic Poems (and One Ooh Baby Baby Moan) (2004)

Author: Hand Me My Griot Clothes: The Autobiography of Junior Baby (poetry),
Black Classic Press, Baltimore (1993). Winner: Oakland PEN Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence.

Author: Wherever Dreams Live (fiction), Life Signs: Words & Images, El Cerrito, CA (1982)

Founding Publisher/Editor: The Drumming Between Us: Black Love & Erotic Poetry, a magazine, Los Angeles (1994 to 1999)

Founding Publisher/Editor: Genetic Dancers: The Magazine for and about the Artistry within African/American Fathers, Oakland, CA (1984 to 1991)

Assistant Editor, The Dispatcher, International Longshoremen's & Warehousemen's Union, San Francisco, CA (1984-1987)

Assistant Editor: Black Film Review, Washington, D.C. (1989-1991)

Co-editor: Forgotten Languages, Statewide Anthology, California Poets in the Schools (1985)

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