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
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
New look! New purpose! Going forward, Futuristically Ancient will be my official Author/Artist website! Most of what I post will be centered around my own personal work, sharing upcoming events, manuscripts I am writing, drafts and early versions of my writing, and community and art projects. I am building the world of Futuristically Ancient. Below […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Redesigning Futuristically Ancient
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!!!
I am happy to announce that I will be moderating a panel Black Speculative Arts Movements conference on April 22nd at the Bronx Museum of Arts. The panel is the first in the Astro-Caribbean series. According to the founders of BSAM, “Black Speculative Arts Movement, aka BsaM, is an annual Afrofuturism, black comics, and arts […]Read More Moving on the Wires: BSAM in the Bronx
Guess what? What? I’m on Wattpad! As I continue writing my fantasy novel, I want to keep practicing my story-writing skills, therefore, I will be posting short fiction on there. My first is called, “A Stitch In Time,” which follows a teenage girl who meets an unexpected guest who lives in her home and discovers […]Read More StoryCraft: A Stitch In Time
Happy Black Speculative Fiction Month. This month I will post reviews, lists of speculative works and some of my own work. By the way, please support my Go Fund Me as I raise money to get a new laptop and continue building my writing career. Since Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are in a […]Read More StoryCraft: “The Haunting of Sweetness”
Hey everyone! I have exciting news! On June 26th from 2:30-5pm, I will be facilitating a workshop at the Lewis Latimer House Museum! If you are not aware, Lewis Latimer was a 19th-early 20th century African-American self-taught inventor and draftsman, who worked with Thomas Edison and was greatly involved in the development of the light […]Read More “Space:Queens”: Poetic Inventions Workshop
Hey everyone! I’m sorry I was quiet on here last month. Due to illness, work and some technical difficulties, I wasn’t able to do much posting. But I wanted to share for National Poetry Month the chapbook I made for the DIY chapbook challenge. For my, chapbook, Lucy’s Bone Scrolls: The AF Mystery School, I wrote […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Lucy’s Bone Scrolls Chapbook!