Blog, Comics, Musings

The MNT #3 – April 2017 – Criticizing Comics While Black by Ardo Omer

I was invited to write something for The MNT when it first started and at first, I had pitched something that was very different from the finished product. It was a very difficult process. I had hit an intense writer's block and the deadline was fast approaching. Around this time, I had already started to… Continue reading The MNT #3 – April 2017 – Criticizing Comics While Black by Ardo Omer

Musings

Jan-Jan-January 20/20

I can't think of an introduction. January came and went. There's a new episode of Put A Blurb On It that discusses the books I've listed below. That's basically it. Oh and my reading resolutions which are further down the post. My 2020 January reads: The Survival of Molly Southbourne by Tade ThompsonA Phoenix First Must… Continue reading Jan-Jan-January 20/20

Blog, Film Review, Musings

A Walk to September

This is up later than usual. We're a little over 24 hours before the calendar switches to October and life will be extremely busy for the month of All Hallows Eve. I'm excited to change my Twitter name to a Halloween pun and trying to convince work to do a team costume. Alas, none of… Continue reading A Walk to September

Blog

Osgoode As Gold nominated for an award!

This seems to be the song everyone is using lately to celebrate an accomplishment. I have a short comic in Toronto Comics: Osgoode As Gold with artist Katherine Olenic and the anthology was nominated for the 2019 Gene Day Award for Independent Press Anthology Collections. It's part of the overall Joe Shuster Awards and there… Continue reading Osgoode As Gold nominated for an award!

Blog, Musings

Black Futures Month

So Room Magazine named me an emerging Black writer to look out for and other talented Black women are also featured on the list. Screenshot of Room Magazine's "We Got Next: Emerging Black Writers You Should Be Paying Attention To" list featuring me "We Got Next: Emerging Black Writers You Should Be Paying Attention To"… Continue reading Black Futures Month