One of Coffee House Press's most popular poetsAn award-winning poet with a commanding presence, Troupe was recently honored with the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement. Troupe keeps an extensive schedule and sells a great deal at his performances and readings. After writing Miles: The Autobigoraphy with Miles Davis, Quincy wrote a book on his relationship with Miles called Miles and Me. Miles and Me is being made into a movie, with Laurence Fishburne casted as Quincy Troupe. This American Life also did a feature on Quincy's relationship to Miles. Troupe also co-author The Pursuit of Happyness, which was made into a movie starring Will Smith.In addition to his poetry and nonfiction, Troupe has published children's books about Magic Johnson and Stevie Wonder.