Hello Everyone! Sharing some news with you: 1 ) Holy Clown Syllabus Harlequin Creature, a small press on which I am a board member and editor, recently found out some of the problematic history of the Harlequin, akin to Blackface minstrelsy in the United States. After learning that, the founder of HC, Meghan Forbes, and […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Holy Clown Syllabus + Ark|Teks’ “Coding Your Cosmos” Workshop + New Patreon!
Here are some of my Creative inspirations from the past month: Leaf Global Arts! Literary Showcase #2: Because Love is and act of Courage Featured poets: Ronald Benjamin, Roger Bonair-Agard, Attillah Springer, Lynne Procope, and Thuli Zuma. Hosted by Lynne Procope and James Navé.Read More Moving on the Wires: Inspirations for This Month
I am pleased to announced that one of my projects for this year, Jam Journal, will launch in a couple of weeks! Jam Journal is a literary platform for innovative and experimental writing and text-based art under the umbrella of my Southeast Queens based project, J. Expressions. The first issue will feature work from a […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Jam Journal + Magic Zigns & Vision Binders
My creativity is inspired by various people, media, spaces, things, etc., that I have come across in my life. Therefore, I want to start a monthly series where I share some of what I have come across in hopes that it will inspire you too: 1 ) Episode 79: Art & the Importance Of Physical […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Inspirations for the Month
Hello everyone! I want to share some of the exciting work I have been doing this year and work that will be coming soon! First, I am currently leading an online workshop series called Ark|Teks, which looks at experimental poetics. The previous workshops have been “Finding the Self in Font,” “Reconstruction: A Speculative Revisioning of America,” […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Ark|Teks, New Chapbook & Other News
Happy New Year everyone! With a new year comes new possibilities! I am moving forward with an idea I had last year for a poetry collection called Baby Suggs and a Purple Butterfly. Originally it was supposed to be a smaller, online poetry collection, but I have decided to expand it into a full-length anthology. […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Happy New Year + Submissions Call for Poetry Anthology
Hey everyone! I know I haven’t been on my blog for a while (I have been busy working on a few community projects in Queens and doing some needed self-care for the summer, too), but I wanted to share some good news! My poem, “Celestial Mary (Galilean Daughter),” was published this month in Apex Magazine! […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Apex Magazine!!!
Happy Black History Month, or Black Futures Month, depending on who you ask! 2018 is off to a great start for Futuristically Ancient! See the news below: *The Afrikan Poetry Theatre is hosting Past, Present and Futurism at the Museum of the Moving Image on February 24th from 2pm-6pm. The day includes film screenings, such […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Museum of Moving Image + Brown Girl Begins + More!
Lucy’s Bone Scrolls is officially here!!! Thank you to everyone came to the reading on the 17th and for those who were unable to make it, below you can watch a video of the reading from the night and view pictures! The book is available here for purchase and please write a review. View pictures […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Lucy’s Bone Scrolls Has Landed!!!!
Greetings! I have some great news to share with you! I will be publishing my chapbook, Lucy’s Bone Scrolls: The Black Speculative Mystery School, in August! The book is a collection of poetry inspired by the 2015 Afrofuturism Conference at The New School and the Black Magic: AfroPasts/AfroFutures exhibition. Three Legged Elephant’s (who will be publishing my book) […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Book Release!