Poetry is a practice of communicating the intimate, the everyday; the local and the global. It is a way to negotiate the language of the body, the language of the spirit, and the language of the communal. There is of course much more, but the journey is the poem, or the poem is the journey.
Publications and Prizes
Fingernails Across the Chalkboard (Third Woman Press, 2008), The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (University of Georgia Press, 2007)
Black Arts Quarterly, Natural Bridge, Pembroke Magazine, WarpLand
New York University (2008), Busboys and Poets Books - Washington, DC (2007), North Carolina A & T State University (2007), Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - New York, NY (2007)
What I'm Reading Now:
heal thyself by queen afua, african holistic heal by dr. afrika, daughters geography by ntozake shange, need by audre lorde, love supreme by john coltrane
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: July 21, 2010