Diversity in Representation

In case you were looking for some totally badass female authors of color, here's the newest from HuffPo interviewing Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl. I'll add to the list two personal favorites, Octavia Butler and Ntozake Shange. Then HuffPo went and did it again with these 34 poets of color, kudos!!! This reminded me to tell you … Continue reading Diversity in Representation

Jobe’s Thesis

On Friday 3/11/16 I successfully defended my thesis. It was a long, hard road to get here, and it will continue to be a long, hard road to get the current work shaped into a polished product fit to be published, but I'm eternally grateful to have had this experience. Many thanks to everyone who attended … Continue reading Jobe’s Thesis

Jobe’s April Reads

Howdy Folks! I hope you've had a good reading and writing April. In addition to teaching a few weekend courses (one on memoir, and one on how to workshop, as you probably guessed from previous posts!) I've definitely been keeping my reading muscles strong. This month I read Delta of Venus by Anais Nin. This … Continue reading Jobe’s April Reads