This book is an empowering, vital resource in helping writers to understand that, if they want to get noticed and increase their professional opportunities, just as much work needs to happen outside of the studio as within it.
TT&T is an anthology of African American & Afro Latina authors relating their true, often shocking encounters while wearing natural hair (forthcoming in 2022 from Chicago Review Press). It was turned into a virtual conference in August 2021 featuring 36 speakers over two days.
Jaywalking is a lyrical essay collection. I am traditionally a fiction writer, and that is largely what I have published over the years. I'm taking the alternative approach of an essay cycle. I'm writing material that is true to the sphere and crux of an essay, but with an aberrant, flavorful punch.