Baldwin, Neil


A native New Yorker, Baldwin received a PhD in Modern American Poetry from SUNY/Buffalo. He is the critically-acclaimed author of biographies of William Carlos Williams, Man Ray, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford; as well as Legends of the Plumed Serpent: Biography of a Mexican Godand The American Revelation. He served as manager of The Annual Fund at The New York Public Library; and was founding executive director of The National Book Foundation, sponsor of the National Book Awards.

As the Distinguished Visiting Professor of History in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Professor of Theatre & Dance in the College of the Arts at Montclair State University, Baldwin created and taught BA undergraduate and MFA and MA graduate writing seminars in Great Books & Ideas, Cultural History, Dramaturgy and Danceaturgy; and was founding director of The [virtual] Creative Research Center.

Neil Baldwin is Emeritus Professor at MSU and Critic-in-Residence at The Blended Campus.

Neil Baldwin’s next book  Martha Graham – When Dance Became Modern will be published by Alfred A. Knopf in October, 2022.

Check out his website here!

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Published: Knopf - October 25th, 2022

To All Gentleness: William Carlos Williams, the Doctor Poet Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580730389
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Published: Black Classic Press - June 1st, 2008

The American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the Puritans to the Cold War Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312325442
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 11th, 2006

Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production Of Hate Cover Image
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Published: PublicAffairs - December 18th, 2002

Edison: Inventing the Century Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226035710
Published: University of Chicago Press - April 28th, 2001