Upcoming Event:

Come hear me read at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on 5/20/2016

It is the center of spoken word on the East Coast, and 21 years after my first feature there I’ll be returning on Friday, May 20, 2016, for maybe the fifth or sixth time to The Nuyorican Poets Cafe. 236 … Continue reading

From the Blog:

When I teach poetry workshops to teens . . .

. . . I spend most of my time exhorting them to strew their writing with objects. Talk about things! Things you can hold in your hands, things with rough edges, things that would hurt if you threw them at … Continue reading