Dear friends – There’s a lot of talk about literary borders these days: what is and is not something or something else. My friend R, who is a poet and performer and video artist says he’s HAD it with those boundaries and those arguments. “Who cares?” he says […]
Friends — This post ends this iteration of the coloring books project — which was my concerted attempt to read, watch, listen to, and learn about artists and intellectuals of color and post about those artistic efforts and those cultural spaces during the year of 2015. That concerted […]
I don’t know about you but I want all these books for Chanukah/Christmas/Kwanzaa/Solstice! Take a look at this list:http://bookriot.com/2015/12/10/memoirs-women-color/
“Oh,” he said, when I told him I’d fallen on the stairs of the creative writing center at The College of Mobile Telecommunications Chonqing. “I forgot to tell you about the ghost steps.” “Is that why I kept on tripping and slipping?” I asked him. “Is this why […]
Friends — I’ll be visiting the People’s Republic of China for the first time. Stay tuned for a report on my return.
Friends — I am going to the PRC in a little less than a month, and as I scramble to acquire enough Mandarin phrases to amuse my hosts, I thought I would take a look at some recent tv and cinema coming out of China. I have watched […]