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I am so pleased to announce…

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bl-hip_hop_speaksMy song, “Long Track Blues,” with words by Sterling A. Brown has been included in a children’s book/CD set edited by Nikki Giovanni.

Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat has received rave reviews from School Library Journal, NPR, and more. You can hear “Long Track Blues” on this NPR interview with Nikki Giovanni:

Hip Hop Speaks to Children: NPR Interview

I write poetry and middle grade fiction. I received my MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame and I am a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. I am represented by John M. Cusick at Folio Jr.