Enough people have already donated to almost make Black Documents happen and keep Mosaic magazine thriving. Please donate to the fund or subscribe to Mosaic today. … More Make a Difference Today for Black Art and Culture
It often seems to be feast or famine, but both do multiply themselves if you let them. I made a decision sometime ago to let the feast multiply of anything was to. I thank God for many blessings to share. … More New Work in pluck! and Fiction International, as well as Amazon and TV-One
In “Speaking of Summer,” the Black women appear to have it all: great homes, men, careers, girlfriends, beauty. But there is a cost to keeping the realities of how they feel about their treatment in the world such a closed secret… I thank editor Christopher Schnieders for publishing this small piece of it and I look forward to finishing it, to share more to come! … More Read excerpt of my next novel SPEAKING OF SUMMER in Intellectual Refuge Literary Journal…
Enjoy this excerpt, “Solemn and the Hassles,” and please share it with your friends. #SolemnBook #Solemn … More Read my piece “Solemn and the Hassles” in Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal….
The number of black women and girls who go missing without a manhunt or trace continues. I am grateful to share my fictionalization of the predicament of deprioritized black women and girls as the story “There Were Six” in Per Contra: An International Journal of The Arts, Literature and Ideas. I don’t presume to do justice to the realistic situation in a story, but please find some helpful links and resources included in this post. … More My story “There Were Six” appears in Per Contra: An International Journal of The Arts, Literature, and Ideas
I owe deep thanks to Deep South Magazine’s editor Erin Bass for taking on an entire chapter of my new novel SOLEMN to publish in her Southern Voice section. … More Read a chapter from my upcoming novel SOLEMN in Deep South Magazine…
Read my story “What Billie and Phyllis Sang About”, about an abandoned black woman left to survive alone in Harlem, in the new issue of Atticus Review. My favorite Billie Holiday and Phyllis Hyman music is on the story’s companion soundtrack Here. #BillieandPhyllis … More What Billie and Phyllis Sang About
Look into my new story just published in Crack the Spine Literary Magazine: “The Incredibly Short Love Affair of Sixo Reese”… and the memoir WHAT COMES NEXT AND HOW TO LIKE IT by Abigail Thomas, the magnificent writer and teacher who taught the workshop where the story was born. … More A Story and a Mentor’s Memoir
Read an excerpt from Kalisha’s story “Who Killed Her?” If you are in the New York area, RSVP to the Friday, May 1, Black Renaissance Noire 15.1 launch party at NYU. … More Kalisha’s story “Who Killed Her?” appears in Black Renaissance Noire.
“No Comment” is excerpted from my novelette of the same name, about a Las Vegas to New York transplant who buys a one-way train ticket to leave the Big Apple, unfulfilled wishes and her abusive relationship behind. Helen is a print and digital literary magazine focused on the culture of Nevada and Las Vegas. If you get a chance to read “No Comment” I’d like to know your thoughts and responses about the character and issues she raises. Thank you for reading… … More Read my new story “No Comment” in Helen Presents: Friday Night Specials.