‘Sonic Memories’ & Silences

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Anna Nguyen for her podcast Critical Literary Consumption. We talked about my book, “Sonic Memories & Other Essays,” MFA programs, & how silence is its own sound. Check it out below. ‘Sonic Memories’ & Silences

My Week in Literary References: Lucille Clifton & F. Scott Fitzgerald

This week I enjoyed two events: one a tribute to the late poet Lucille Clifton and the other, an evening wedding reception in an arboretum (botanical garden for trees) evoking a Gatsby-esque vibe. I attended the Lucille Clifton tribute on Thursday evening at the Central Branch of the Enoch Pratt Library (Baltimore’s public library system). …