Today we celebrate the legacy of #ToniMorrison, born on this day in 1931, whose storytelling abilities transformed our culture and the literary world at large. Here is a video of Toni reading from a fiction project at a tribute event we dedicated to her timeless work.
@PENamerica is having a party in #Durham @thepinhook on Feb 23. @Quilla brings the music with storytelling, poetry from @dasanahanu, Jeffrey Billman @indyweek editor, David Potorti from @NCArtsCouncil, and others
My latest piece on diversity, inclusion, and free speech in higher ed, in this month's newsletter of @center_higher. In which I explain how these two sets of ideals can be harmonized on campus, rather than pitted against each other.