Very good news — I’ve been accepted to the St. Augustine Writer’s Conference this year. The workshop has great faculty, including Oprah book club selection author Connie May Fowler and David Paul Kirkpatrick, a former President of Paramount Pictures and formerly Production President for Disney and for Touchstone Pictures. I’m very grateful for the opportunity and look forward to working on my poetry at the workshop with Sascha Feinstein and Parneshia Jones. Continue reading Accepted to the St. Augustine Writer’s Conference…
Many thanks to Todd Truffin — check out this beautifully illuminated edition of Whitman’s “Song of Myself” by Allen Crawford. Continue reading Illustrated Whitman
As you may have heard, Maya Angelou was found dead in her home this morning. She was 86. I was fortunate enough to hear her speak at least twice while I was living in Central Florida, once as a guest … Continue reading Maya Angelou: “The Mothering Blackness”
Yesterday I posted what seemed to me to be a short series of commonsense assertions that don’t even need stating. However, these obvious claims have now been supported by empirical research. The earth-shattering claims made by this research? Earth shattering claim no. … Continue reading Can We Think Clearly about MOOCs?
The Scars Project is a collaborative mixed-media project by Lee Fearnside (photography) and James Rovira (poetry) that both records and artistically represents the visible effects of long-term trauma upon the human body, particularly skin. A full prospectus is below, with three images following. Continue reading The Scars Project