Margie Shaheed: Poetry Contest 2014 Winner

Playground: poems by Margie Shaheed In this collection, the neighborhood bar is an adult playground. The metaphor is extended by a motif which includes children’s rhymes and references to toys and games. The language is gritty in spots, and sometimes profane, but always life-affirming. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON!   cover image c. 2015 James Polacci Margie Shaheed is a community poet, writer, and teaching artist. She is the author … Continue reading Margie Shaheed: Poetry Contest 2014 Winner

Mignon Ariel King’s Memoir

The memoir of a 50-year-old Black American woman who survived the ideological race, class, and gender wars in academe in the ’90s!  The narrative explains how Ms. King transformed from a former English instructor into a language artist and small-press publisher.  Good for her…but what about the following generations of girls? Available on Amazon Continue reading Mignon Ariel King’s Memoir

Extra MoJo! — On Sale Now

Extra MoJo! is a paperback anthology by 21 Black women writers.  Poetry.  Memoir.  Social Commentary.  AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.   Cover image c. 2012 by Jessica Grundy Featuring the best of Issues 1-10 of the online journal  MoJo! (See archived work examples via the MoJo! tab above.) Continue reading Extra MoJo! — On Sale Now