While I have written hundreds of news and feature articles during my time as a journalist for the Gleaner Company and as a freelance writer for the Jamaica Business Journal, this page is dedicated to my published creative writing pieces. 

FELLOWSHIPS 

The Watering Hole, Cave Canem South - McCormick, South Carolina, December 2019

Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation - Washington, D.C. - August 2019

Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing - Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts - June 2019

Kimbilio Fiction - Taos, New Mexico -  July 2016, 2017, 2018

Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop - Oxford, England -  July 2015

BOOK

Motherland and Other Stories, Peepal Tree Press, Oct 29, 2020.

FictioN

"The Blackout" Transition No. 129 (forthcoming)

"Walker Woman" Prairie Schooner - vol. 94 no.2 (Summer 2020)

"The Wish" Blood Orange Review  vol. 11 no. 2 (Spring 2020)

Novel Excerpt - My Name Is Sweet Thing - Part 2 "The River" - Solstice Literary Magazine  (Fall 2019)

"Prodigal" - Kweli Journal   (Fall 2019)

"Help Wanted" - Pleiades - vol. 39 no.2 (Summer 2019) 

Novel Excerpt -  My Name is Sweet Thing - Part 1 "Whose Little Girl Am I?" - Solstice Literary Magazine - (Spring 2019)  

"Cecile" Interviewing the Caribbean (Winter 2018) 

“Finding Joy” midnight & indigo (Winter 2018) 

“Birdie.” Moko, Issue 14 (November 2018). 

“The Encounter.” aaduna, vol 7. no. 2 (Summer 2017).

“Melba.” Susumba Issue 8, (July 2016).


“Market Bus Ride.” Southwestern Review, (Spring 2013).


“Goodbye, Marjorie – Part 1.” The Sunday Gleaner, August 2, 2009.

“Goodbye, Marjorie – Part 2.” The Sunday Gleaner, August 9, 2009.

CREATIVE NON-FICTION 

"Jamaican Bus Rides" Aunt Chloe Fall 2020 

"The Choice" The Rumpus - Enough Series - March 31, 2020

"The Year in Red Mountain Country" - Teacher Voice Anthology  (December 2019)

"On Nudity.” Southwestern Review, (Spring 2018)


“July 12, 2007.” Past-Ten, (July 12, 2017).


“Land of Peaches.” Rigorous, vol 1. no. 2. (April 2017).

“Into the Cold.” Life-info, vol. 10 no. 1 (2011).

 

Poetry

"Muse" & "And When Did It Begin?" - Smitten - Fall 2019

"Taboo” Duende (Spring 2019) 

“Go Beyond The Silence" Feminessay (May 2019)


“Homesick”, “Restoration”, and “In Remembrance”  Moko, Issue 13 (May 2018)


“In My Country.” Spectrum, vol. 39 no. 3 (Summer 2011) - adapted into a folk song for choral performance by composer, Dr. Andrew Marshall.

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Reading "Finding Joy"

AWP, Tampa Florida March 8, 2018