“I feel it is so very critical that a myriad of voices and perspectives be represented in a variety of publications and venues. Lest the… [Read More]
“Sometimes silence allows for sounds to be transmitted, voices to be heard. Allies can quiet the noise of those who are opposed to the struggle… [Read More]
“Write until you reach the edge of something, whether it’s the world, the community you live in, or your skin.”
“The best advice I’ve ever gotten was ‘write your experience before someone who doesn’t look like you writes your experience.'”
Last September, during a sultry late-summer lunch hour in Manhattan, I had a street encounter that very nearly moved me to tears. I was crossing Broadway near Lincoln Center with a copy of Elena Ferrante’s … [Read More]
This isn’t a lesbian club, the bald-headed bouncer spat before tossing us onto the icy Montreal street. The details before and after are hazy. I may have fallen for a stripper named Star who led … [Read More]
What are you reading on the subway or in the waiting room today?
I’m re-reading The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade Bambara.
What book popped for you in 2015?
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Whose words … [Read More]