Hello all! There has been a ton of exciting news lately! The biggest one is that my first chapbook, AFTER, is up for pre-order right now on YesYes books! Its on a sale right now where you get $2 off and free shipping, so act now! Also, it was reviewed by Katherine Frain at the BlueShift […]
Check out these poems of mine about Hermione and Oregon Trail in FreezeRay Poetry Journal!
Hey All! Check out this amazing journal called The Offing and my poem Super Orphan! xo
Hello All! 5 poems of mine were just accepted into Radius Magazine! The poems are called “Dry,” “An Ode to Granny Panties,” “An Ode to the Brazilian Wax,” “For Jonylah Watkins” and “Red.” Please let me know what you think!
Hello Everyone! Sorry for the delay, I’ve been traveling and at this fantastic writing retreat and haven’t had much time to get to a computer at all. The last book of the week that I want to highlight is a book a friend recommended me to read called Burnings by Ocean Vuong. The writing in this book […]
Holy shit. Holy shit! Ross Gay is so so so good. I was introduced to Bringing the Shovel Down by a friend whose writing I adore and from the beginning this book gripped me. The language in this book is so tight and each line break offers a new surprise, which is an incredibly hard feat for […]
“Why is the raw body so unloved when it’s out-loud? Just veins, blood, what we’re made of?” -from Skinning It A couple of friends mentioned the book Red Sugar to me and I finally got around to reading it. HOLY SHIT. This is one of the best books I have ever read. I knew it was a problem […]
Hello All! Here is the prompt for this week: 1. Write a list of things that you have heard people say to you in your life. 2. Free write on each item you wrote about how it made you feel to have someone say that to you. 3. Read Jamaica Kincaid’s poem “Girl” 4. Using […]
Hello All! Muzzle Magazine just released a brand new issue of their fantastic Magazine, edited by playwright Idris Goodwin! Idris advocates for plays and hybrid texts being published alongside poems because of the way different artistic disciplines inform each other. My poem/essay “Forgiveness” is in here. My fellow collective members Jamila Woods and Nate […]