I have nine name plates of different writers I respect. I happened to be sitting at my desk at home, staring at the metal plates, and I re..
This year, I turn 36. It will be roughly two decades since the summer I saved up enough money from my job at the Dairy Crest (a local, sea..
I feel completely blessed to have been able to have dinner with Vievee Francis and Jericho Brown. You are not granted many opportuniti..
Amidst the chaos of preparing for the end of the semester comes the all-too-brief but definitely welcome break for Thanksgiving. This year..
The choice to get a PhD used to be pretty black and white — now, it’s a much more complicated decision.
The worst part about pursuing..
The view from the 8th floor of 1104 S. Wabash Ave. is enough to trigger vertigo, but once you get past that, the view of the city — of t..
Lichtenstein depicts a woman crying happy tears— he takes inspiration from comics and other mediums.
I try not to look at Twitter duri..
I wrapped the first segment of my triptych On the Way Out less than a month ago. The way out of a memorable MFA journey.
I am writing P..
I remember the title of Jenny Boully’s oeuvre The Book of Beginnings and Endings. I was her student for a few classes during my MFA at C..
Abandoned Pool in Lebanon
I’ve been away for a while now. It’s been more than a month, but I’m back. I went to Lebanon: my native coun..