On Growth

@ Black Girl Glitter, 2017 #subdued selfie You wouldn't know it by looking at this picture, but it represents a particularly tumultuous time in my life. And why am I writing about this today? Because Facebook sent me one of those 'remember this?' moments in my timeline and it made me reflect on where I …

Summer in a Bottle

What's more summery than soft-serve? New piece up at Linden Avenue Literary Journal. Excerpt: I hold these moments in my heart as carefully as I would a firefly cupped in my hands. Summer captured in a bottle is a wondrous glow of pure magic. Summer is Maryland humidity, thick heat, and swampland. It is central …

Check me in DC next week

I've been invited to read for The Inner Loop, a DC reading series, on Tuesday 9/18/18, @ Solid State Books. Details. If you're in the area come through. There will be some other fab writers along with the featured author of the evening,  Aminatta Forna. She will be reading from her novel "Happiness."