Stories & Essays

Slavery's Descendants

My essay, “So Many Names,” appears in Slavery’s Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race & Reconciliation, edited by Dionne Ford and Jill Strauss. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2019, pages 13-22.

Every Atom.visual.7.21.19

In North American Review‘s series Every Atom: Reflections on Walt Whitman at 200, my reflection appears on Day 52, July 21, 2019. 

River City Secrets

Look for my short story, “Bounce Back,” on the first page of River City Secrets, a Richmond, Virginia-based collection for middle-grade readers. Edited by Lana Krumwiede. Published by Chop Suey Books Books (not a typo; that’s the name of Chop Suey’s publishing wing!), 2016. ISBN 978-0-9960912-3-7.

More information at Richmond Children’s Writers, including a classroom discussion guide and the story behind the story of “Bounce Back.”