Degrees

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Stonecoast, Univ. of Southern Maine

Scholarship / Publications

BOOKS/ POETRY:
“Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah,” (Manuscript in Progress)
“Blood Dazzler”, 2008, National Book Award Finalist
“Teahouse of the Almighty,” 2006 Poetry Series Winner
“Close to Death,” 2003
“Big Towns, Big Talk,” 2002
“Life According to Motown,” 2001

CHILDREN’S BOOK:
“Janna and the Kings,” 2003, New Voices Award Winner

NON-FICTION:
“Africans in America: America’s Journey From Slavery,” 1998