I received a 2018 Creative Writing Fellowship from The National Endowment for the Arts along with 35 other writers.
Thanks to a research grant, I get to use the Special Collections at Louisiana State University. Go Tigers!
An excerpt from Finding Josephine won me a Sustainable Arts Foundation award for fall 2016
I’m interviewed on Canadian Broadcast Company radio show, Day 6 by Brent Bambury on “Why the Confederate Flag Flies in Brazil.”
I’m interviewed in The New York Times front-page story about Confederate History in Sao Paulo, Brazil
To celebrate TueNight’s 5 year anniversary, I’ll be reading with other TueNight contributors at the Invisible Dog, 51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:30pm. Proceeds will benefit VoteRunLead, an organization that supports women running for office.
In celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be discussing the photo that began the search for my paternal family’s history at the YMCA of Montclair, Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, February 22nd at 7:00pm.