For Blog/Journalism:

Kreativ Blogger Award

by Strongheart

Kreativ Blogger Award

(Presented to fellow bloggers, by fellow bloggers, for interesting and quality blogs of all genres.)

Rules of Acceptance

When the award is accepted, there are certain rules to follow.

Thank the blogger who presented me with the award.

Post a photo of the award.

Share ten things about me that my readers don’t know.

Choose six people to present this award to. Definition: Pay it Forward.

Let the six bloggers know they have been awarded (and make their day too)!

Thank you so much, stronghearted1, of the blog for this cool award ♥ – most gratefully accepted! In my second year of blogging, I’m definitely having fun with mine.

10 things about me …

1) I’m an Aquarius.

2)  I’m the oldest of 3 and a happy uncle.

3)  I’ve served on the advisory board for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

4) I’m both excited and nervous about the publication of my debut poetry collection.

5 I’m marrying a beautiful and wonderful woman on June 22, 2012.

6) I helped my fiancee set up our wedding website.

7) I have an autographed microphone by Pharoahe Monch, one of my favorite emcees.

8) My fiancee and I own two loud a#$ cockatiels.

9) I’ve always wanted to visit Chicago!

10) I love writing grants!

I’m acknowledging the following six bloggers to whom I pay this award forward; and urge everyone to check them out.

Love, peace and blessings,

Alan W. King

For Poetry:

2011 Social Action Scholarship at Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

2009 Best of the Net Nominee

2009 Pushcart Prize Nominee

2007, 2009 Fellowship, Cave Canem

2003 Fellowship, Voices of Our Nation (VONA)