Why ‘Citizen’ is Necessary Reading

There is a book that you are told to read. You wonder if it will live up to the praise your friends have bestowed upon it. Then, you read it. You read it and it does not disappoint. Click the video below to find out all the ways Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine…

Bone by Yrsa-Daley Ward (Book Review)

To say that Bone is a book of poetry is a bit of an oversimplification. Bone is a vehicle a griot used to transport her stories. One thing that becomes immediately apparent is that Yrsa-Daley Ward is a storyteller before she is a poet. Her poems weave us through complex romantic interactions and even more…