Here It Is

I changed my blog platform to WordPress. It’s been wonkier than I expected, but I’ll manage. Thank you for visiting and I hope to fill in more content over the next month. In the meantime, please take a look at blog posts I imported from the old site. They discuss how attending poetry readings as… Continue reading Here It Is

Austin and Ntozoke Shange

Austin was amazing. I found a full-time job at the Austin Community College library and an apartment within walking distance. I heard Spanish spoken on the bus. At ACC’s Rio Grande campus, I met Mexicans, black Americans, Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees, and Iranians here on student visas. I hadn’t realized how limited my opportunities in… Continue reading Austin and Ntozoke Shange