Election Day 2020: Democracy, Personal Whims, and Accountability – Conversations with the World 101

Welcome to Conversations with the World 101. Originally part of the virtual launch party for the book Greeting Flannery O’Connor at the Back Door of My Mind, this edited version is being presented as Americans head to the polls for Election Day 2020. This is what it’s all about: Quotations from my work in different … More Election Day 2020: Democracy, Personal Whims, and Accountability – Conversations with the World 101

The 2015 Bid for Power and History in Savannah (Georgia, USA) – Bright Skylark Literary Productions

There’s a lot at stake when it comes to casting a vote for the mayor of Georgia’s first city. Candidates not only stand to make history but to shape it some very powerful ways. (photo of Edna B. Jackson courtesy of Diva Magazine) Journalist Patricia C. Stumb, in a 1999 Connect Savannah news magazine story … More The 2015 Bid for Power and History in Savannah (Georgia, USA) – Bright Skylark Literary Productions

When the Lyrical Muse Sings the Creative Pen Dances – Bright Skylark Literary Productions

If you’re a regular reader of my national African-American cultural arts column, you may have noticed that I have not been posting articles as frequently as I once did. The reason is simple enough. Having reached a certain point in the research for my current book-in-progress (at least one of them anyway) I had to … More When the Lyrical Muse Sings the Creative Pen Dances – Bright Skylark Literary Productions