Last spring, my son’s preschool Ruth Staples threw away his inhaler to cap off a year of racism, gender discrimination and bullying. I withdrew him from that preschool, obviously. Here’s a micro essay I wrote about the gender aspect for Tahoma Literary Review.
How wonderful to write about Becoming, the autobiography just written by one of my personal heroes, Michelle Obama, for The Root.
Honored to have a new poem up at The Collagist.
I am extremely honored to be selected as the winner of the 2018 Locked Horn Press Poetry Chapbook Prize for my collection her. Many thanks to the lovely Locked Horn Press editors and many props to all the other wonderful poets who submitted work and whose writing I can’t wait to check out.
Khadijah Queen’s Yes I’m So Fine: A History of Famous Men and What I Had On is timely and necessary. For Anomaly, I wrote “Dispatches From Rape Culture,” about Queen’s book, poetic theory, and rape culture.
Lovely to interview the talented Derrick Barnes about his wonderful new children’s book Crown: Ode to the Fresh Cut for The Root. Read more here.