Coach: The Press Kit

Coach: The Press Kit While I have been going on residencies or attending summer workshops since 2003, I didn't start streamlining my process until 2006. That was the year that I applied to 6 artist residencies and was granted 4. Not bad returns. What I did in that year was to start what I would [...]

#ThisIsTheBeginningOfAnEssay

Soon after the birth of my son, I developed a hashtag, which has started to gain some traction among my friends:  #ThisIsTheBeginningOfAnEssay.  It was an acknowledgement that my energy to write an extended essay is truncated by the energy needed for mothering and partnering.  I have been collecting snippets through Facebook especially, using the hashtag personally, [...]

One Quote Response: Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. Cooper

Eloquent Rage:  A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. CooperIt's been a minute since last I wrote my one quote responses, but since my last post, I finished How Long 'Til Black Futures Month? by N. K. Jemisin and Eloquent Rage:  A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. Cooper.  While Jemisin's book was [...]

Keeping my hashtags

#AgentToYourTruth (a class I teach with The Speakeasy Project)#LiveToWrite (another class I teach with The Speakeasy Project)#sabbatical#sabbaticalreading#thisisanessay#thisisthebeginningofanessay#52essays2019#whatkindofancestorwillyoube#workplan#todolist#twt#doingtoomuch#acentosreview#latinx#parentalleave#maternityleave#amreading#amwriting#writersofinstagram#blackfeminist#freedomdreaming#blackfeminism#raffaelehasfivenames#havingonesidedconversations#blackjoy#writerlife#summerofbooks#yearofbooks#afrolatina#fenixhas5names