Gholar has a provided missive for a new way to write about the creative life, art-making and (most specifically) Black women navigating those historically troubled waters for all talents. … More “I allow myself creative freedom to make whatever kind of art I feel like in the moment…” – Tiffany Gholar
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Kalisha Buckhanon doesn’t have a smart phone. Her first advice to new writers is to get rid of it. She writes on an old desktop computer without internet for the same reason she likes being a writer in Chicago — it allows her to get work done. And…
Gholar’s display of glorious art and life-giving paintings, completed across five years, come with grown woman commentary about what it took to see each piece through. In wisdom, she snakes the darkest corners of life- grief, breakups, economic peril- in a chronology of change and chaos where blank canvas was the steadiest hold. … More Tiffany Gholar Tells the Truth
I’m grateful for all the readers, excitement and events for my third novel, SOLEMN. On the book’s 1st Birthday, I reflect on how it all began… … More Solemn started with the trees…
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
To work with Kalisha on re-establishing your writing practice and resurrecting your creative spirit, register for the first session of Kalisha’s course “Spirit of Writing,” at The Eckleburg Workshops. … More “Spirit of Writing” is now a class at The Eckleburg Workshops.