Walton Muyumba’s personal essays and reviews have appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New Republic, and The Atlantic, among other outlets.
His scholarship appears in The Cambridge History of American Poetry, The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisational Studies, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, and Trained Capacities: John Dewey, Rhetoric, and Democratic Practice.
Muyumba is the author of The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz
Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism (2009). He’s an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Indiana University-Bloomington.