Fiction + Poetry

"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. June 23, 2017. Fiction.

"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).

 

Essays, Reviews + Interviews

"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.

"Even Resurrection, Even Insurrection." 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." 2015. Photo Essay.

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

Highlights from
The Briar Patch

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Essay: Celebrating 25 Years With Joan Mitchell Foundation (2018)

Essay: Celebrating 25 Years With Joan Mitchell Foundation (2018)

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)