Tabs open on your screen right now:
Facebook. Tweetdeck. Three NYT articles. One Fast Company article. One WSJ article. Spotify. The Muse. Tumblr porn.
If you had to brag about yourself:
Lil sad black girl from the Bronx graduated high school with a 1.2 GPA, then got into two masters programs with no bachelors degree — one of those programs being of the top ten universities in the nation. I brag because I too thought it was impossible.
Your writer crush:
“Yo my mind is seeing through your design like blind fury/ I shine jewelry sippin on crushed grapes/We lust papes. ” – Nas
Any place in the world:
The hills of Florence, Italy
Saltfish with callaloo, breadfruit, sweet plantain and fried bake ??
Texts from my mommy in the morning
Your rituals (writing or not):
Green tea in the morning. A smile when it hurts. 11:11. 2:44.
Least impressive thing about you:
I can drink an entire bottle of tequila if you serve it to me in shots…
Favorite space to write:
At work, in the middle of the work day with only 10 minutes of a break to fit the poem into
Guilty literary pleasure:
Harry Potter Fan fiction lol
Best book nobody talks about:
The Feel Trio by Fred Moten
Character (TV, book, movie) you most identify with:
Mary Jane Paul
Question you secretly want to be asked:
“What’s the most formative professional experience you’ve had thus far?” ?
Can’t tell until someone asks me in person where there is a camera so I can be extra petty and have the moment I tell all about the hell that a certain boss put me through recorded.