Lagniappe

Where Have We Come From, What Are We, Where Are We Going? Thoughts on LGBT Activism

Remarks, Deep Dish Presentation, Institute for LGBT Studies   16 February 2017   University of Arizona Let's observe a moment of silence for Frederick Douglass, and all those who sacrificed their careers and lives so that we might be here today.  Let’s gather them together in this room. A...

Holed Up, or The Hip-Hop Poet’s Revenge

Christmas doggerel, 2015  Father Louis is blessing the writers againPoets and prosodists, comely good men,Who quoth and who quaff in the woods where he trodTyping and tapping in service to God.Theophilus Woodchuck is burrowing deepPreparing himself for a long winter’s sleep,Before hibernating he’s making a...

On the Literature of Social Justice

Here's a link to my quick look at the roots of the literature of social justice, published in the excellent online magazine Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments: http://terrain.org/2014/reviews-reads/recommended-reads-literature-social-justice/ In autumn 2014 I'll be teaching a graduate craft of literature course through the University...