My big news is that I have completed every page, class, defense, and reading required to earn my Master of Arts on May 15. It's been three years of hard work while trying to maintain balance at home, but it's been worth every difficult moment. I'm a better writer and, even more importantly, I've met … Continue reading What’s Going On – April/May 2013
These first three months of 2013 have just whizzed by for me. Priority number one has been finishing my Capstone thesis, which I'm thrilled to say has been signed off on by both of my advisors. Only the oral defense remains. I'm set to graduate with a Master of Arts in Professional Writing on May … Continue reading What’s Going On – March, 2013
Yesterday I had the opportunity to hear Georgia Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham speak and read at a local poetry festival held at a library near my house. I also had the opportunity to read one of my own poems to the group. Granted, this was a small, low key event, but how wonderful it was … Continue reading Poetry in Suburbia
OK, so it's been about a month rather than a week since my last Book a Week post. What can I say, it's summer. Sandra Beasley first came to my attention because of the awesome title of her blog, Chicks Dig Poetry. Isn't that great? I discovered her right around the time her memoir, Don't Kill … Continue reading Book a Week: I Was the Jukebox, by Sandra Beasley
I'll be reading, along with my friends Christopher Martin and Kathleen Brewin Lewis, at the upcoming open mic poetry night at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center this coming Wednesday, August 8. If you're in Atlanta, please stop by. The fun begins at 8 pm.