Marquee at Maysles Cinema before “No Time for Hate”.

Marquee at Maysles Cinema before “No Time for Hate”.

Come on out.  Thanks to Apogee Journal for using my photograph, and inviting me to read.

Come on out.  Thanks to Apogee Journal for using my photograph, and inviting me to read.

Trigger Warning | Apogee Journal

A short essay on the Apogee Journal website.  Free will, violence, Chris Brown, Rihanna, you, me, the NYPost…

At the Los Angeles police station, photos were taken.  A few days later, a shot that looked like a mug shot though it’s the victim, the battered woman, appeared on Internet sites, on television screens, on tabloid cover pages.  Rihanna, her face bruised, in that terrible yellowed lighting.  A picture leaked to the press by police officers.  Women police officers, according to later media reports….”

So happy to have an essay in Issue III.  You should come to the Apogee Journal launch party at Shrine on May 29th.  Love this cover photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.

So happy to have an essay in Issue III.  You should come to the Apogee Journal launch party at Shrine on May 29th.  Love this cover photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.

Come join us on Tues, May 20th.  Buy tix here: http://harlemagainstviolencehomophobia.mydagsite.com/home

Come join us on Tues, May 20th.  Buy tix here: http://harlemagainstviolencehomophobia.mydagsite.com/home

Harlem Parents Respond to Local Hate Speech - Join Us On May 20th for "No Time for Hate"

A wonderful day celebrating Afghan women and honoring their stories.  In Ridgewood, NJ.

You and I, We Deserve Love: Afghan Women Write | The Fetzer Institute

I was asked by the Fetzer Institute to write something to celebrate National Poetry Month.  If you have a moment, click through.  The poems will move you.  Click thru to the @awwproject.org website and you will be changed.

Seen in NY: The Afghan Women's Writing Project

EdLab attended our reading in Richmond Hill, Queens and then made this 2 minute video.  Check it out!