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I am a teacher and consultant by day and a book lady by other day. Black Book Lady is my little blog, a site dedicated to uplifting literary arts from the perspectives of Black womxnwimminwomenwomyn and other women of color. I center Black women and femme writers. BBL (yup, claiming that acronym) also aims to provide inclusive space for other writers committed to ending oppression. So welcome. Grab a cozy blanket and stay in the books with me for a spell.
Oh, also I write…
Selected Published Works
Public Source Essay: Breaking Up with Higher Education
Dear Brian Broome (A Love Letter for Punch Me Up to The Gods)
A Pedagogy of Black Futures Month
Dear Umm (Appearing in the Journal of Expressive Writing)
The Way We Pay: A Memoir in Epistolary Major
Pork, Beans, and Turkey Greens (Poems about Black Families and Grief)