“1963: Birmingham and Harlem” will be published in an upcoming 2017 issue of The Southern Quarterly. This will be the first published poem from my manuscript of poems on Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m grateful to editor Philip C. Kolin for giving this poem a home.
I’m delighted that my poem “On Henry O. Tanner’s ‘Annunciation'” will be published in the Little Patuxent Review Summer 2015 Issue.
The Los Angeles Times published my poem “For Gilberto Ramos” in their Annual Sunday Poetry Edition on August 31, 2014. Here is the online link. “For Gilberto Ramos” is the fifth poem down. Thank you to Sunday Op-Ed Editor Sue Horton.
I am thrilled that Poet Lore published “When Your Word Is A Match” and “Eighteen Years,” in their Fall/Winter 2014 Issue, also their 125th anniversary issue. They also nominated “When Your Word Is A Match” for a Pushcart Prize. It’s available at this link: Poet Lore. These two poems honor Willie Reed, a young man who testified against the men who killed Emmett Till in Mississippi, 1955.
I am grateful to editor Le Hinton of Fledgling Rag Review, for publishing a new series of poems, “Immigrant Requiem” in its April, 2014 issue.
I’m very honored that my poem “If Mamie Till Was the Mother of God” won the Pratt Library/Little Patuxent Review Poetry Prize. It will be published in an upcoming issue of Little Patuxent Review and the amazing folks at Baltimore’s Pratt Library created a beautiful poster of the entire poem in one of the library’s windows. I am also grateful that the staff of Little Patuxent Review nominated this poem for a 2012 Pushcart Prize.
I’m grateful to have two poems in The New Sound, a journal from the University of New Haven. This is a new publication by editors Randall Horton, Todd Jokl, and Margaret Savilonis.
I’m thrilled to have my poem, “For David Kato: A Love Poem” on the Feminist Wire. It posted December 28, 2011 thanks to editor Darnell L. Moore.