MONTGOMERY 2019

MONTGOMERY 2019

There’s a lot to be said for the way we suppress the more painful parts of our history in this country. As Black History Month comes to a close, I have found myself reflecting on my trip last year to Montgomery, Alabama. I was there for work, but it gave me a unique...
COMING INTO FOCUS

COMING INTO FOCUS

Or: How I Quit Procrastinating and Learned to Love the Morning   Back in 2018, I was diagnosed with ADHD. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has ever lived with me. Which is to say: if you’ve ever seen me start to pack a suitcase and stop to reorganize...
DESIGN OF A DECADE

DESIGN OF A DECADE

Lots of people were doing ten year photo challenges, and I got to thinking about who I was ten years ago. Then I decided to channel my best Janet Jackson and do my own Design of a decade, in spite of having no hits to speak of. The task was relatively simple; I chose...
IMPOSTOR SYNDROME

IMPOSTOR SYNDROME

I held a personal grudge against the A train for a long time. I used to rely on it daily to commute to commute from Bushwick to Washington Heights. Maybe it seems irrational to hate a piece of infrastructure to the point of personifying it and giving it motives, but...
THE DREAMER’S PARASITE

THE DREAMER’S PARASITE

Since launching Dream Crasher in 2015, I have tabled at 16 different conventions. I’ve repeated my pitch for the series more times than I can count. My favorite part of delivering the pitch has been watching how people respond to one particular phrase. I can tell...
SOME LIKE IT HOT

SOME LIKE IT HOT

I have struggled for years to find some balance between a healthy workout routine, pursuing my creative passions, and the demands of a 40-hour work week. More often than not, I feel like my own ambitions are constantly butting heads with the restraints of time. So...