Allen, Samuel W(ashington)
ALLEN, Samuel W(ashington)
ALLEN, Samuel W(ashington). Also writes as Paul Vesey. American, b. 1917. Genres: Poetry. Career: Professor Emeritus of English, Boston University, since 1981 (Professor of English and Afro-American Studies, 1971-81). Avalon Professor of Humanities, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, 1968-70; Visiting Professor of English, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., 1970-71. Publications: Ivory Tusks, 1956; Ivory Tusks and Other Poems, 1968; (co-ed.) Pan-Africanism Reconsidered, 1962 (ed.) Poems From Africa, 1973; Paul Vesey's Leger, 1975; Every Round, 1987. Address: 1155 N. Miranda St. Apt D7, Las Cruces, NM 88005-2065, U.S.A.