What to do before you start drafting your life story—or someone else’s
The women we read and love. . .
Bookstore cats are good for the soul 🙂
Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Summer Reading
Depths As Well As Distances
On the heels of yesterday’s celebration of fathers, here is Kalamu ya Salaam’s loving and thoughtful tribute to his friend, collaborator, and mentor, Tom Dent. This poem is one of the many gems in Salaam’s 2021 collection Cosmic Deputy, available here. Featured image by Richard Mortel, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
My Summer Reading List
Diving back into the literary pool
In Memoriam: Bernard Pearce
We remember the brilliant Bernard Pearce. May he rest in power.
All of the Love of Regular Birthday Parties With No… Well… Fewer Tears
When Poetry Comes to Life
Honoring three I AM NEW ORLEANS poets, along with the inciting work of Marcus B. Christian, to kick off National Poetry Month
Appreciating diverse female perspectives through memoir, prose, and poems