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The Hourglass Flow


Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop
Forthcoming Anthology

I'm honored to be among VONA's alum featured in Dismantle, anthology that also includes VONA's award-winning teachers including: Chris Abani, Nikky Finney, Maaza Mengiste, Minal Hajratwala, Justin Torres, Cristina Garcia, Mat Johnson, Laila Lalami, Mitchell Jackson and many more. Learn more


Facebook Helps Your Writing

Most people use Facebook to catch up with friends and share their lives with strangers. According to this article in Writer Magazine, those folks barely scratch the surface of the social media site's true potential. What if, instead, it's used to build a diverse writing community, sharpen your skills as an editor and stretch as a writer? Learn more

Meet Ned Hickman

I recently profiled Ned "funny man" Hickman, a humor columnist, as part three of an on-going series on successful bloggers and their creative process. I had a blast profiling him and learning about various humor techniques. Learn what it means to have a blog post "Freshly Pressed." Read the profile on Ned , then check out parts one and two of that series. 



New Issue of Wasifiri


I have some work in this issue of Wasifiri, a journal out of the UK. They're preparing for the official launch of this Special Issue. Check out their list of events here . If you're nowhere near them, you can still support from afar. Learn more

Memorial Playlist

Mother Jones, a magazine that publishes investigative journalism, put together a multimedia playlist to remember Pete Seeger, folk-music legend and activist, who passed away on Jan. 27. Check it out 


Poetry Special Sale!

There are about 120 poems between Derrick Weston Brown's Wisdom Teeth and my DRIFT. Get them for a grand bargain of 17 cents a poem.  Learn More



The Hourglass Flow

To write all night long, the hourglass is still slow/flow from Hellborn to free power like Wilco. --MF Doom (from De La Soul's "Rock Co Kane")

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