fellowship/publication submissions: 4
fellowship/publication acceptances: 1
fellowship/publication rejections: 3
(2 said “We are interested in seeing more of your work” which validates me in ways I shouldn’t need nor admit.)
books: Native Guard by Natasha Tretheway (our new poet laureate)
Secret Shame: Acne scars on my cheeks. Yes, I am that vain.
Mantra of the Moment: “Your silence serves no one. ” Bassey Ikpi