Category Archives: HerStories

Billboard Installation

This morning I watched my words stretch across a billboard! As a recipient of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing‘s Emerging Artist Grant (2011), I was eligible to take part in this promotional program, a collaboration between the ACGL and … Continue reading

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Greetings for 2012

During the darkest weeks of this winter season, I stepped back to take in the fullness of the past year. The reflection surfaced gratitude, personally and professionally. As days began to lengthen, I retreated to Trout Lake in the Hiawatha … Continue reading

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Collaborations with the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing

This Saturday, August 27, from 10am to 2pm at the Lansing City Market, I am holding an information table for the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing and my forthcoming poetry collection “Circle…Home.” Stop by and say hi! There will be … Continue reading

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HerStories Fest 2011

Tonight I visit IMPACT89FM, student radio of Michigan State University, on the program Exposure. Emily Fox interviews me about HerStories Fest (read more below) during her weekly segment Michigan Storytelling. I also will read new poetry from my set in … Continue reading

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Unpacking Embodying Our Words

In anticipation of Embodying Our Words – a HerStories program in the greater Lansing area held February 18 and 19 – I reread Gloria Anzaldúa’s essay “now let us shift . . . the path of conocimiento . . . … Continue reading

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V-Day 2011

Do you know about V-Day? The ‘V’ in V-Day stands for Victory, Valentine and Vagina. It is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. Wherever you are in the world search here to locate events, explore … Continue reading

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New Year Happenings

We’re well into January 2011, yet still I wish you a very happy New Year! This month debuts a collaborative blog on titled The Writing Room. It’s the online counterpart to a creative writing circle that I facilitate twice … Continue reading

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