Lamont B. Steptoe

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Lamont B. Steptoe (born 1949 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American poet, photographer and publisher. Steptoe edited and published three collections of the late South African poet and activist, Dennis Brutus, under Whirlwind Press.


Steptoe was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Temple University.[1] He was a Vietnam veteran, and founder of Whirlwind Press.[2][3]



  • "Update on the Disembodied", Longshot Vol 22
  • Kitchens of the Master. Iniquity Press/Vendetta Books. 1997. ISBN 978-1-877968-14-3.
  • Mad Minute, Whirlwind Press, 1993
  • Uncle's South Sea China Blue Nightmare. Plan B Press. 2003. ISBN 978-0-9728312-1-5.
  • Cat Fish and Neckbone Jazz
  • Dusty Road. Whirlwind Press. 1995. ISBN 978-0-922827-17-6.
  • American Morning/Mourning. Whirlwind Press. 1990. ISBN 0-922827-01-X.
  • Common Salt
  • Trinkets and Beads
  • Crimson river: poems , Slash & Burn, 1984


  1. ^ "Steptoe Uncles 2". Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-01-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Lamont Steptoe".

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