2018 Michael J. Clark Award!

Now that the news is public, I want to shout a huge thank you to The Little Patuxent Review for selecting me to be this year’s recipient of the 2018 Michael J. Clark Award! LPR gives out the Michael J. Clark award annually for one piece published in the previous year. The editors selected my […]

Live @ 5 Fund Drive for WPFW

So on Wednesday, I jumped into a Lyft while the driver rushed me to WPFW. Thanks to an invitation from Mazi Mutafa (executive director and founder of Words Beat & Life), I shared some poems with Bennie Heron during WPFW’s fund drive. Here’s the first clip from the Live @ 5 reading. Here’s the second clip […]

REVIEW: One Turn Around The Sun by Tim Seibles

A writer’s true power, as Toni Morrison once put it, is his/her ability “to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar.” Tim does both in his latest collection, One Turn Around The Sun, a beautiful tribute to his parents. In this 95-page collection, Tim familiarized his parents who were strangers to this reader. In fact, […]