Proud to see (Re)Emergent Theatre profiled on the news with such a generous depiction of our work. Building community, sure have. Check the video!
A 700+ page book of resistance and power in the face of Trump's vision of America. This is an archive worth having on your shelves. I am lucky to have a poem in it's pages. Purchase here.
Grateful for an honorable mention for Split This Rock's 2017 Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism. It's especially an honor to see my name among so many incredible change makers! People are doing good work.
The Humans That We Are prison poetry tour is featured in the Huffington Post! A recent grant is allowing me to expand my efforts to develop free creative writing workbooks for incarcerated writers. Read more here.
What a review! Special thanks to Jahan Mantin for sharing her perspectives (and making an author blush) on Let It Die Hungry.
I was asked some challenging questions about the act of witnessing while teaching and writing in this dialogue with Kelly DuMar for the Let's Talk TLA (Transformative Language Arts) series. The live conversation was captured on video, and if you're curious, watch here.
This poem has been getting so much play lately, and for good reason: it's FULL of heart. Originally published in Day One by Morgan Parker, and now in Verse Daily: Praise Poem, for the women poets at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility.
Dang! Now this is a list of poems to inspire. I'm grateful to have made my way onto both the 2015 & 2016 recommended reading lists alongside some of my favorite current poets. I recommend Glass Poetry Journal's taste! Read here.
Wren of Hazel & Wren shares a vibrant review of Let It Die Hungry in the What We're Reading This Week column. Get some other excellent suggestions while you're at it, too. Read here.
M.K. Rainey has offered a layered, beautiful review of Let It Die Hungry. What a gift! Read here.