I don’t blog much anymore. Somewhere along the way, I decided that the amount of pressure I placed upon myself to blog was ridiculous, unnecessary, and even a bit unhealthy. When I began blogging many years ago, it was never with the intention of developing an audience or a brand. I simply wanted to write.… Continue reading Practicing
* This post can also be read on Medium. I was first diagnosed with depression and anxiety when I was 18 years old. I was placed on antidepressants and did well enough on them for a time, felt better, and then I eventually stopped taking them after a year or two and stopped going to the… Continue reading A Mental Health Story
Good morning, and Happy 2018 I wanted to drop in to share that my friend and fellow writer, Wren Brock, created a weekly newsletter containing interviews, essays, and photography that I think y’all would truly enjoy. You can subscribe to Warmly, Wren here. For her debut issue, she interviewed me about my writing process as… Continue reading Her Most Honest Self: An Interview
There are days where I feel that I am on tilt, sliding toward an unknown – situation, emotion, thought. I dig further into my head, clutching for something familiar while I feel distracted and afraid. Of what, I almost never know for sure, at least at first, and perhaps that is the most anxiety-inducing part… Continue reading believing in the now
I am pulling this particular interview from the archives because I just received word that Lena Khan’s film, The Tiger Hunter (discussed below), will be released nationwide on September 22! I am thrilled to see this project come to fruition and urge you to see the movie, which includes a diverse cast by minority filmmakers.… Continue reading lena khan: an interview
Hello. I’ll admit that it feels a bit strange to be composing this post. That is mostly because I have been completely submerged in writing and then publishing my first poetry collection, Wild Becomes You, for the past forever (or so it feels). In the meantime, I have not written anything else, so I am… Continue reading I’m (Somewhat) Back!