Monthly Archive: August, 2012

A Summer of Visual Arts and Artists


This summer I finally fulfilled my desire to paint a self portrait. The portrait turned out to be a triptych in acrylic paint and it certainly shows my novice level, but who cares?… Continue reading

Reading More Writers of Color


I recall fiction writer Victor Lavalle saying that his work is often compared to black writers whose work he does not recognize as similar. Lavalle felt that a lack of familiarity with black… Continue reading