For about 8 years now I’ve been wanting to publish a book of poetry. It’s finally happening! I’m proud to announce that my debut poetry collection, The Way We Hold On, will be published by Pottersfield Press in early 2018.
When did you know you were a writer? I am trying to recall the time I discovered that this was my calling. It is difficult to think of an exact period but I know that my writing practice began with reading. My parents used to take us to the library often as children. I remember Read More
For two years I worked for an organization that coordinated exchanges between youth from Canada and from other countries. Often, when outside of our sessions, our exchange country (EC) youth would speak their local language. Noticing that some of the Canadians were trying to socialize with the EC youth and could not because of language, Read More
Last month I had the opportunity to do something new- attend Verses Festival 2017 and take part in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam. I am elated to say that I made it to finals and came in third place in Canada! Getting that far feels amazing. What also felt..still feels good is having Read More
On Friday, January, 20th I was invited by the Women and Gender Studies Program at StFX to be the guest speaker for an educational forum on race, gender, and cultural appropriation. I shared a story about being one of two people of color in a “Ghanaian ” dance group and the only African or Black Read More