In my last post, I announced my new mini-doc, Sing the Heart of the Magic: A Jennifer L. Nelson Story, which highlights Jennifer L. Nelson, a trailblazer who contributed richly to the DC arts community. Well, Dr. Khadijah Ali-Coleman, executive director of The Hurston/Wright Foundation, created a teaching guide to accompany the short film. If you are […]
I’m excited to share another video that Cherry Castle Publishing commissioned from me to promote their anthology, WHERE WE STAND: Poems of Black Resilience. The Publisher is calling this one “The Love Chapter.” Check it out, then buy the book at cherrycastlepublishing.com.
I’m honored that Cherry Castle Publishing commissioned this video from me to help promote their newly-released anthology. Check it out, then buy the collection at cherrycastlepublishing.com.
This podcast is hosted by Dr. DuEwa Frazier—a writer, author, educator, and TEDx speaker—who discusses culture, books, film, news, and more in her episodes. I’m featured in her current episode, where I talk about the writing life and my latest poetry collection, Crooked Smiling Light (Plan B Press, 2021). Listen by clicking below.
It’s here! The video showcase for Crooked Smiling Light. The video is longer than I expected. So take breaks if you need to. Then, after watching the video, support Plan B Press by purchasing your copy of Crooked Smiling Light https://bit.ly/3iIPzjU
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I had to update my reel to showcase more of my motion graphics work.
I’m really excited about this trailer I created for the Maryland Writers’ Association’s 2020 conference. Watch the video, then register.