Taking Flight: On WINGS OF WAX, #MFA programs, & Finding Your Voice #MondayBlogs

March Madness is nearly upon us, dear readers. No, I’m not referring to the NCAA basketball tournament, though I will try to find some time to watch a game or two while conducting a publicity tour around the publication of my debut novel, WINGS OF WAX. Work and leisure balance, right? WINGS OF WAX is […]

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May We Get There With You: On #Oakland, #MLK, and #Greek Allies

Chocolate City by the Bay. Often coined with this term, the Oakland, California of my childhood in the 1980’s was–like Detroit, Atlanta, Washington, DC, and other metropolitan centers with a black-majority populace–a city in which African-American culture held prominent influence. Lionel Washington, the city’s first black mayor, served three consecutive terms from 1977 until 1991 […]

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