An MA in Writing? Why?

I have to say, I didn’t expect to see myself in graduate school pursuing my master’s in writing. After graduating with my undergraduate degree, I thought I would move to the north Jersey/New York area and find work as a journalist–writing articles for the New York Times maybe or producing a news broadcast with theContinue reading “An MA in Writing? Why?”

On Being a Writer

For years, there has always been this lingering question in my mind: when do I become a real writer? I know, sounds crazy, right? But it’s true. I have constantly asked myself–is it when I have published something? Is it when I have sold a book? Is it when I have become famous and everyoneContinue reading “On Being a Writer”

“house\warzone” on Silent Mayhem

The following poem was published on the Silent Mayhem website on May 15, 2021. house\warzone crawling on all fours, hoping no one seei get behind closed doors, sitting on my kneesthe house is in two floors, a hive of angry beesi hear the continuous hollers, roars, no treaties, cries, or pleas we’ve been at thisContinue reading ““house\warzone” on Silent Mayhem”

I Am An American: #StopAAPIHate

Note: Due to the on-going investigation,I will continue to update this blog as new developments are reported. March 18, 2021Last Updated: March 19, 2021 When I saw what happened in Atlanta on the news, I had this déjà vu-mix of emotions, the same feelings I experienced when I saw the video of a police officerContinue reading “I Am An American: #StopAAPIHate”

“Crisp and Crazy” on YAWP Journal

The following poem was published on the YAWP Journal website on February 2, 2021. Crisp and Crazy After months of chaos,weeks of torture,days as long as years,years as short as minutes,it has come.The season of sanity,the air cool as a cucumber,not the dragon’s breathwe melted in all day long.I can feel the change coming,the calmContinue reading ““Crisp and Crazy” on YAWP Journal”

Me? A Reader?

“Reading is the creative center of a writer’s life.” Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Ever since I was a kid, I have had difficulty reading and have been a slow reader. Because of this, it was always hard for me to enjoy books and complete reading assignments for school. I usuallyContinue reading “Me? A Reader?”

Photoset on Flora Fiction

The following photos were published on the Flora Fiction website on January 18, 2021. Firm Foundation Lotus Flower Night in Shanghai The Great Wall Through Bamboo About these photos In July 2017, I had the opportunity to study abroad in China and spent three weeks attending a summer camp at the Beijing International Chinese CollegeContinue reading “Photoset on Flora Fiction”