To Go or Not To Go: The College Gamble

When I look back on the progression of myself as a writer and academic, I can honestly say I didn’t choose any of this, which makes it a lot easier to justify the semester after semester of courses and the years of nomadic moving tendencies and the student loans and the general career hang-ups and–ITContinue reading “To Go or Not To Go: The College Gamble”

What A Farmer Taught Me About Writing

I come from a family of immigrants. The American way, I guess. My grandparents moved to Miami from Jamaica in 1979, settling in a three-bedroom house in Richmond Heights. My recently-married mother moved in a year later, in 1980, my dad following in May 1982 (spent their first year and a half of marriage awayContinue reading “What A Farmer Taught Me About Writing”