A. Van Jordan
A. VAN JORDAN is the author of four collections: Rise, which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award (Tia Chucha Press, 2001); M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A, (2005), which was listed as one the Best Books of 2005 by The London Times; Quantum Lyrics, (2007); and The Cineaste, (2013), W.W. Norton & Co.
Jordan has been awarded a Whiting Writers Award, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and a United States Artists Williams Fellowship.
Jordan is the author of four books: The Cineaste (2013, W.W. Norton & Co); Quantum Lyrics (2007, W.W. Norton & Co.), M-A‑C-N-O-L-I-A (2004, W.W. Norton & Co.), Rise (2001, published by Tia Chucha Press and distributed by Northwestern University Press).