Strivers Proof Copies

Received proof copies of SAOS recently. They look good.  Even though the trend-watchers say the hot color for book covers is BRIGHT yellow, I decided on an elegant colonial (or maybe steel?) blue that my designer Denise Nielsen of Pandenwolf Creative selected.  It’s actually a textured pattern, evoking cloth. At first we were going for an aged […]

Callaloo @ Oxford University

Spent a week of intense focus on the current writing project–a new novel–at the Callaloo Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters Writing Workshop for fiction, lead by novelist Ravi Howard (If you don’t know him, get to know him: http://www.ravihowardauthor.com/). The workshop was held at Oxford University, one of three current academic locales that hosts Callaloo’s […]

Reading for WWPH Book Launch, Sun, 6 Nov, 2016 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The WWPH launch for its 2016 prize winners will be held Sun, 6 Nov, 2016 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda. Announcement: Join Laura Fargas and Robert Williams, winners of the annual Washington Writers’ Publishing House competition, for a reading. Fargas’s new collection, The Green of Ordinary Time, won the […]