Now Hiring ~ I need a Muse!

I need a Muse ~ My own Calliope (Greek mythology) I am a writer, a Poet, and an artist. So many thoughts, ideas, and words flowing through my mind needing a canvas to land.... I need a MUSE.  DescriptionI need a Muse....Someone who inspires me in an uncharacteristic or unusual way....more

Black Writers to Publishers Weekly: What Were You Thinking?

Here we are in this brave new world of so-called post-racial sensibilities and yet each day reality pokes us in the eye, mocking us with "You have not yet arrived." Any effort to comment on the beauty of our differences or attempt to address the ever-present wound of our inequalities while trumpeting inclusiveness is a balancing act that lands us on our collective rump. So, it's unsurprising that today, part of the Twitterverse erupted in outrage over Publishers Weekly's latest cover, "Afro Picks! New books and trends in African-American publishing." ...more

Calvin Reid says he did not apologize for anything and