• Rejection as a Blessing

    Until recently, my relationship to rejection has always been extreme. The first time I received a long, thoughtful rejection letter from an agent, I stopped writing anything creative for years. I have always been good at giving over the power of affirmation to other people, which is certainly not the kind of thing you want… Continue Reading

  • Aster(ix) Journal: Forever Shifting

    I recently moved back to New York after being away for a little while, and as I get reacquainted with home, I’ve also been looking through the archives to assess how much has changed and how much remains the same.  When I search my memory for a time and space in which I felt completely… Continue Reading

  • A panel at Princeton, March 9th

    I’m not the best at telling people where I’m going to be, because I’m not that into self-promotion, honestly. But it’s easier when other folks are involved, which is why I love panels, and in this case, really looking forward to being in conversation with these ladies. If you like the Princeton African American Studies… Continue Reading