Why I’m Unfollowing YA Twitter

Zetta Elliott “No More Becky Books” If you follow the young adult writing community on twitter, you, too, probably came across this week’s latest hot button topic. It all stemmed from the article above by Zetta Elliott (definitely read it if you haven’t yet). The question that’s now being debated on Twitter between black authors: […]

Being the Only Black Student in Your MFA

Picture it. Spring of 2014, on the floor of my shitty college apartment checking my email. I’d been stalking my mailbox outside waiting to hear back from one of the MFA programs I’d applied to but so far, nothing. And there it was, sitting right in my inbox. An email from a top ranked program […]