On Writing Children of the Ocean God

On Writing Children of the Ocean God

Sometimes as a writer/artist you are tempted to naively assume that your work does not require any explanation to support its interpretation. Art after all should be freely open to interpretation. In many ways that for me is the beauty of art,...

Book Review: Giovanni’s Room (James Baldwin)

Until now I have only read James Baldwin’s nonfiction works, which have largely been focused on racism and the civil rights movement in the United States. Giovanni’s Room therefore represents my first foray into Baldwin’s literary fiction repertoire....
The Poetry in My Writing Journey

The Poetry in My Writing Journey

Recently, I had an intriguing conversation with a friend who is currently reading my autobiography, Walking in Footsteps of Promise. I enquired what she had found interesting thus far and her answer was quite surprising. She said that the poems at the beginning of...
The Mirror of Life

The Mirror of Life

This past week has been quite a challenging one for me for a number of reasons, both personal and professional. Nevertheless, I managed to get through it and things are thankfully looking up now. During this rough patch I did quite a bit of reflection on my life. In...

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