Selected Published Works

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"Miles Runs the Voodoo Down." Catapult. January 19, 2018. Fiction.

"A Brief Ride." in Propter Nos, Vol. 2 Issue 1. October 12, 2017. Narrative.

"Pyramids" Kweli Journal. June 23, 2017. Fiction.

"A Poetics Against Obscuring: Reflections on the Black Underclass in the Work of Gwendolyn Brooks" in The Whiskey of Our Discontent: Gwendolyn Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent. Haymarket Books. June 20, 2017. Essay.

"The Art of Yearning." Platypus Press, Wildness Literary Journal. April 28, 2017. Essay.

"'Great Pain into Art': On Tomás Q. Morín’s Patient Zero." The Blueshift Journal. April 11, 2017. Essay / Review.

"On The Turner House.Vinyl Poetry and Prose. July 10, 2016. Essay / Review.

"Good News" and "Sky". Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora 41.1 and 41.2 April 2016. (Multiple). {pdf}

Two Poems. Puerto del Sol. December 1, 2015. Poetry.

"New African PoetryElsewhere Lit. October 22, 2015. Art (Multiple).

"Even Resurrection, Even Insurrection.The Offing. October 20, 2015. Essay.

"Take, Eat." Perigee. October 14, 2015. Essay.

"Counternarratives As Healing and Photography As Self & Community Care: A Conversation with RJ Eldridge.BlackGirlInOm. June 24, 2015. Interview.

"(Still) Playing in the Dark: From People of Color to Black and Back Again." RaceBaitr. June 12, 2015. Essay.

"On Rising." The Offing. May 12, 2015. Photo Essay.

"The Bard Speaks: A Conversation with Ladan Osman, Author of The Kitchen-Dweller's Testimony." BlackGirlInOm. March 20, 2015. Interview.

"Shifting Blackness: How the Arts Revolutionize Black Identity in the Postmodern West." Graduate Thesis, University of South Florida. July 14, 2011.


Highlights from the Blog

On Reckoning with the Trayvon Martin Verdict: A Letter to My Students (2013)

On Reckoning with the Trayvon Martin Verdict: A Letter to My Students (2013)

12 Years A Slave: My Review (2013)

12 Years A Slave: My Review (2013)