American Meo: A Tale of Remembering and Forgetting to be Published by Sputyen Duyvil Press in 2023
My hybrid memoir, American Meo: A Tale of Remembering and Forgetting will be published this year by Sputyen Duyvil Press.
2022 Jersey City Arts Awards
Beyond thrilled to have received a 2022 Jersey City Literary Arts Award! I moved to Jersey City in 2014 when I began my MFA in Creative Writing and it’s been such a rich community particularly with the arts venues and Jersey City Writers to grow as an artist- thank you, Jersey City Arts Council and congrats to all the other awardees!
New Poem “Edison Village” in Atticus Review, Language Issue
Read it here.
“Small Obsessions” Art Show and Open Mic Reading
Such a treat to see Carmen Vegas’ eclectic art, discover this music space, read poems and stories, listen to piano and guitar and impromptu stand up. A fun, organic night.
ALFA ART GALLERY AWARD
A nice surprise to receive an award at the ALFA Art Gallery Awards for the photograph “Mystery.”
KISSING DYNAMITE ANTHOLOGY PUNK: Anthology of poetry
I love this anthology and what it represents and to have a protest poem included.
Buy it here.
- a loud, fast-moving, and aggressive form of rock music
- a worthless person (often used as a general term of abuse)
- an inexperienced young person
- a criminal
- substance that smolders when ignited
- in poor or bad condition
- to trick or deceive
- to utterly defeat
How do you define “punk”? A collection of forty-one poetic voices ready to explode, PUNK gives us an examination of the nuances of this word.
Featuring work by the following writers:
Hanna Abi Akl • Isabella Basile • Catharine Batsios • Sonia Beauchamp • Michael McKeown Bondhus • Schyler Butler • Kenneth Cale • Brent Canle • Michael Chang • Adrienne Christian • Ashley Cline • Jason B. Crawford • Ann V. DeVilbiss • Justene Dion-Glowa • Matt Dube • Alexandre Ferrere • Christine Fojas • Cheryl Harrell • Kim Harvey • Juleigh Howard-Hobson • Naya Jackson • Carolyn Janecek • Shannon Kee • Erin Kirsh • Koss • Sarah Leavesley • Tanasha Martin • Liz McGrath • Paige Melin • Drew Pisarra • McCaela Prentice • Chris Prewitt • Anisa Rahim • E. Samples • Tiffany Shaw-Diaz • Kristine Esser Slentz • Olivia Thomes • Emily Uduwana • Sara Wilson • Phoebe Woofter • Zebib K. A.
7 Things I Know about Him
New prose poem in Common Ground Review. Read it here.
New Moons Celebratory Launch
Such a lovely reading on Nov 3rd with Kazim Ali and at least half of the contributors! Watch it here.
how can you not this love this cover?
So excited to have poems in this new anthology titled New Moons featuring Muslim writers from N. America published by Red Hen Press and edited by Kazim Ali coming out this fall.
available for pre-order now. https://lnkd.in/eseKb8dq