Black Portraitures[V] Conference

Come support us at the Black Portraitures Conference October 19th at New York University. It will be Good! See more information below: (Im)Material Beings: New Approaches in the Study of Portraits of the Unknown and Unnamed Black Subject

Upcoming Exhibition

Delighted to be part of the exhibition “The Syncope” at the newly renovated Bronx River Art Center. It all feels like a homecoming since I grew up and went to school in the Bronx. Look at the fabulous people I am exhibiting with — a special shout out to Graciela Cassel and Lionel Cruet. Many…

Feeling Myself A Rebel Woman!

The absolutely wonderful things that can happen in this magically beautiful life of mine … feeling very much a rebel woman today … I wish everyone a life of doing what you are called to do, what you know you are good at doing, and finally what you love doing ….

Newspaper Feature in Italy

— I had the powerful experience ofparticipating in the Incroci di Civilta Festival of Literature in Venice … and the Poetry Festival in Vicenza … I am humbled and honored for the feature in the newspaper …

Poetry Festival in Vicenza, Italy

On my last day in Italy, the organizer of the Poetry Festival in Vicenza had organized for me to meet with art students. What he did not tell me was that we would be meeting in an atelier that had been passed from father to son for several generations. When I stepped into the atelier,…

CSA, Santa Marta, Colombia

And the Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Santa Marta, Colombia it was, where, in June, I presented as part of this amazing panel


Look at their faces! Read their words! See their art! Honestly, it is hard to believe I conducted ALL THESE IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS IN ONE YEAR! It is seeing a collage like this that drives it all home. Big up Grenada, Guyana, Barbados, and of course Jamaica. You can find all these interviews in the Bookends…


And a huge thank you to Meridians for sharing a poem of mine that they published.

Review: By The Rivers of Babylon

Delighted with this review of my exhibition “By The Rivers of Babylon” which was held recently in the wonderful SRO Gallery in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. I call SRO the little gallery that can!