January 31, 2019

Behold the 6 February Faith-Based Initiatives!

2/3 I'm facilitating a Conversation for Teachers, Writers and Reader with David Mura at A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village 📚
2/6 Reading with Left Margin LIT authors at new brewpub, Novel Brewing on the...

November 28, 2018

Did you know black women are 3 times more likely to have fibroids, more of them, and with more severe symptoms? Check out the links below to read up and start talking fibroids!

A Silent War: The Battle Between Black Women and Fibroids, Ebony Magazine, Feb. 27, 2017

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November 28, 2018

I'm wrapping up November's 10 events with a discussion with Jenee Darden, whose book of poetry and essays When a Purple Rose Blooms is inspired by her journey through womanhood. She writes about race, sex, love and mental health. My mini-memoir, The Nigerian Nordic Gir...

November 6, 2018

Once again Fall is full of Faith-based and Faith-adjacent Initiatives! Today, on this crucial Election Day, I'll be at East Bay Booksellers in conversation with Wayétu Moore. Her acclaimed novel from Graywolf Press, She Would Be King, offers a magical retelling of Libe...

September 9, 2018

For the second summer in a row I went to my mother's homeland of Finland and had my mind blown.  

This time I was hosted by Ruskeat Tytöt (Brown Girls), the first all-POC media platform in the Nordic region.  

In Helsinki I was blessed to teach a writing worksh...

June 6, 2018

And tribute to innovator Karen Tei Yamashita! Gonna raise the roof! Join the wait list at Eventbrite 

May 4, 2018

Last fall, before the Me Too movement broke in the USA, I published a