Selected Publications

PRINTED POEMS

Bon Voyage, Common Threads, Forthcoming 2021
The Thing About Being Shut-In, The Poetry Box Anthology, 2021
Walking, Death Never Dies Anthology, Forthcoming 2021
Ruminating, Mock Turtle Zine, 2021
The Landscape of a Body is Uneven, (Reprint), Black Lives 2021
You LIke the Noise of Me, Black Lives, 2021
Snapshots, Of Rust and Glass, 2021
Black Birds on a Mantle, The Kerf, 2020
Dusk, (Reprint) – PoPUp Poetry, 2020
In the Garden, Mock Turtle Zine, 2019
Holder of Hate, Flights, 2019
The River, Flights, 2019
Fat Meat is Greasy, Common Threads, 2019
The Longevity of Her Hair, Toledo Streets Newspaper, 2018
What’s Below the Surface (article), The Toledo Streets Newspaper, 2017
I’m Trying, Common Threads, 2017
The Landscape of a Body in Uneven, Flights, 2016
Life on Ice, Flights, 2016

ONLINE

Snapshots, World Food Day, Forthcoming 2021
Witness, Braided Way, 2021
Snapshots, Of Rust and Glass, 2021
In the Throat of a Tree, Kissing Dynamite, 2020
Changes, Dissonance Magazine, 2020
When My Car Was in the Shop…, Of Rust and Glass, 2020
Listen,
Of Rust and Glass, 2020
Holder of HateFlights Literary Journal, 2019
The RiverFlights Literary Journal, 2019
I Am, SHE CHRONICLES, 2018
Notions, SHE CHRONICLES, 2018
The Longevity of Her Hair, Toledo Streets Newspaper, 2017


AWARDS

Witness, Braided Way, Forthcoming 2021

Changes, Dissonance Magazine Writing Competition, Poetry Award, 2020
Unsung Hero Award for Community Service, Friendship Baptist Church, 2020
Inspirational Quote – Edify Fiction, Winter Issue, Finalist, 2019
Evolution of an AfroLourdes University Poetry Jam, First Place, 2018
Toledo Arts Commission Accelerated Grant Award, 2017
Backyard Barbecue, TCP Ode to the Zip Code Contest, Second Place, 2017
Exodus, Toledo Museum of Art Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention, 2017
Family Tree, PRIZM Creative Community Art-A-Fair, Art Creative Ribbon, 2016 Digital Photography Award, PRIZM Creative Community Art-A-Fair 2016
Eclipse, PRIZM Creative Community Art a Fair, Second Place Short Story Award, 2015
Timeline, PRIZM Creative Community Art a Fair, Louis Comfort Tiffany Award for photography, 2015
In My Neighborhood, Toledo Arts Commission Sidewalk Poetry, Finalist, 2015
Snapshots, Promedica Revealing Hunger Spoken Word Competition, Finalist, 2015
Simplicity – TMA Ekphrastic Poetry Contest, First Place, 2014
The Landscape of a Body is Uneven (literature) in collaboration with Rineil Rayford’s (art) Body Sculpture I; PRIZM Creative Community Beyond Words Art Exhibition, Fourth place, 2014
Miss Ella Sings – TMA Ekphrastic Poetry Contest, Second Place, 2010
Blue Refrain  – Scratch Pad, Toledo Artists Club, First Place, 2010

VIDEO/AUDIO

Writer’s Talk, Death Never Dies Anthology Book Launch, June 2021

SpoFest Open Mic Poetry and Prose, June 2021

Black History Poetry Guest Poet, Toledo school for the Arts, 2021

Hometown Creative Native, Reading, WAKT Radio Hour, September 2020

Snapshots, Promedica Revealing Hunger Spoken Word Competition, 2016


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