Sight and Sound

Selected Publications/Honors

When My Car Was in the Shop, Of Rust and Glass (2020)
Listen, Of Rust and Glass (2020)
Fat Meat is Greasy, Common Threads (2019)
Holder of Hate
Flights Literary Journal (2019)
The RiverFlights Literary Journal (2019)
In the Garden, Mock Turtle Zine (2019)
I Am and Notions , SHE CHRONICLES (2018)
Evolution of an Afro, Lourdes University Poetry Jam, 1st Place (2018)
The Longevity of Her Hair, Toledo Streets Newspaper (2018)
I’m Trying, Common Threads (2017)
What’s Below the Surface
(article) , The Toledo Streets Newspaper (2017)
Exodus , Toledo Museum of Art, Writing Contest, Honorable Mention (2017)
Jazz, Ode to the Zip Code Contest, 2nd Place (2017)
Backyard Barbecue, Ode to the Zip Code Contest, Finalist (2017)
The Landscape of a Body is Uneven, Flights Literary Journal (2016)
A Life on Ice, Flights Literary Journal (2016)
Snap Shots, Promedica Revealing Hunger Slam Contest, 1st Place (2015)
Simplicity, Toledo Museum of Art, Writing Contest, 1st Place (2014)
Dusk, The Kerf (2014)

Snapshots , 2015 Promedica Revealing Hunger Spoken Word Competition, Finalist

Exodus , 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Ekphrastic Poetry Contest

Select Feature Poet/Guest Speaker Events
A Dialogue on Poetry, Bowling Green State University (2019)
Madd Poet’s Society Annual Summer Bash Fundraiser (2019)
Uncloistered Poetry, Art and Soul Poetry, Art and Soul Gallery (2018)
Uncloistered Poetry, Calvino’s Restaurant and Bar (2018)
Hats Off to Ella Event, Toledo School for the Arts, 2017

Workshop Facilitator
The Woodlands, Poetry, Prompts and Pens (2019)
Sunset Village, Poetry, Prompts and Pens (2019)
Unique Voices Travel With Us, Toledo/Lucas County Public Library (2018)
Naomi Inc. Poetry Workshop, 2014 – Present
Sunset Village, Poetry Workshop (2016)
Sunset House, Poetry Workshop (2016)



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