In times of uncertainty art can be transformed into both a weapon and a shield. It is used to remind us who we are, to capture where we came from and to imagine where we could be. Art has the power to wake people up, alter their path, shake them into awareness. This past year,… Continue reading Art Has Power: Winedrunk Sidewalk Submissions Call for Women’s History Month
Lordy it has been a long time since I’ve blogged. So we have much catching up to do! First and foremost, I’m so excited to share that my new poetry book FITTING THE OCEAN IN YOUR MOUTH is now available from Blue Hour. It should be up on their site soon and I have a… Continue reading Book News!
And as November wears down and the final month of this year begins I feel the need to reflect on the few good things that happened this month. Because the rest of it has been pretty goddamn awful with no end in sight. 1. Some horrible person spray painted a swastika on playground with the… Continue reading Love Wins.
Last night I had the honor – and it was was truly that – of being a part of PinkSpeak – a fundraiser held by Mike Geffner of Inspired Word in which all proceeds goes to Pink Daisy, a site dedicated to helping young women with cancer cope with the daily obstacles of life.… Continue reading Gratitude
Books, readings, poetry, oh my
Oof. How the hell is it already October? It’s this election, guys. It’s killing me slowly. Speaking of I just spent a week in DC which deserves its own post but I have to say it was both amazing and surreal and sad to be there now. At one point I was standing in the… Continue reading Books, readings, poetry, oh my