creative writing, getting published, literary fiction, literary magazine, poetry, pottery, slavery
Had an essay published today in Michigan Quarterly Review on a new vase, a butter churn, made by slave potter and poet Dave the Potter.
From → My Stories
Wow! MQR is a tough nut to crack. Kudos, and what’s (in addition to writing a great piece) your secret?
The poet in me wants to answer in the usual way–with humility. The researcher in me, by contrast, who has been writing about this particular historical figure for over a decade demands that my answer be expertise. In this case, my “secret” is expertise.
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