My publisher posted this announcement today on social media. I’m picking up my copies from them tomorrow. If you’re a buyer for a bookstore, my chapbook has an ISBN# (9780977824380). Stay tuned for the video showcase coming soon!
Plan B Press just released Crooked Smiling Light by Alan King. This collection already garnered praise from Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri andKingsley Tufts Poetry Award-winner John Murillo. Order your copy today. “To read Alan King’s Crooked Smiling Light is to get an honest take on what it means to be a grown ass Black man in a world with little […]
This video is inspired by my poem, “The Island of Smiles,” which appears in my forthcoming chapbook.
I want to thank The Best American Poetry blog for interviewing me and my publisher, Plan B Press, on my upcoming chapbook, CROOKED SMILING LIGHT. It’s coming this month! Stay tuned for blurbs from Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri and award-winning author and poet John Murillo! But in the meantime, check out my interview with The Best American Poetry […]
So this happened. If you look close, you’ll see them laurels under the video title. That’s right! Your boy got his first set. My video for the poem, “Gluttony”—which many folks shared; and for that, I’m grateful—is an “Official Selection” of the 9th International Video Poetry Festival. We’ll see if it upgrades to a win, […]
In the midst of all the craziness with the election and pandemic, I forgot the 4-year anniversary of my second book, POINT BLANK, which was in October. So while putting in those 10,000 hours of practice, I created a little something for the occasion. I included quotes and blurbs from folks who were generous enough […]
If you’ve ever read or heard the fable of the greedy dog who dropped his bone in water, my poem, “Gluttony,” is a real-life version of the tale. Check out the video below that’s inspired by the poem.
I’m having fun learning more about After Effects and continuing to develop my skills as a videographer and motion graphics artist. I wanted to share some new work.
Today, I submitted my video (below) to the Artgrid x Artlist Edit Challenge, August 20 – September 20. You have to tell a story, using footage from Artgrid and using music from Artlist. You can do a fake movie trailer or commercial. I did an ad for a fake music arts campaign. Contestants can win […]