Because there are so many students in so many MFA programs, it’s time to question how many can access something truly special and unique in their talents, let alone hit the proverbial big time.
Let me keep it real: lately, I’ve been worried about how to write about race in my novel and how to do that with emotional depth, too.
I know I haven’t posted in a week, but grades are due in TWO days! And a sister is so completely frazzled. That’s bad enough, but last Monday there was a tornado in the town I live in, and it touched down a few blocks from my home. It destroyed so many fences, and around […]
Another sister has passed over, but let’s try not to feel sad today, even though we have lost an icon on this Mother’s Day. Let’s celebrate Ms Horne’s ninety-two years of beauty, elegance, and talent on this earth, and how she made it possible for other Black women to let their creative talents shine. Here […]
As I hope y’all remember from a past “You Gotta Read This” feature, Camille Dungy is the fabulous, sassy editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, which, by the way, was featured on NPR, and is the NUMBER ONE book of African American poetry and the NUMBER THREE anthology of poetry […]