Kelly Fordon is a Poet and Fiction writer who started a very cool Blog that features poets! My featured poem is Inner City Outcry. This piece is a personal favorite because it outlines my analysis of crime and justice through the lens of intolerance. It was published in the Wayne Literary Review in 2018. Please take … Continue reading I’m featured on Kelly Fordon’s poets page
Are you a FaceBook-A-holic or a Social media addict? Recently, there has been some outages in the social media realm. Specifically, with FaceBook. I have seen many tweets about this problem and have also heard individuals speak about this untimely event. I began to wonder if there is some sort of hidden affliction associated with … Continue reading Face Book-a-holic or Social Media addict?
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to have a superpower? Superpowers are typically associated with the superhero characters that we find in today’s movies based on Marvel or DC comics. I don’t see myself as a specialist on comic book characters, but I do enjoy many of the movies that have … Continue reading What is your Super Power??
I recently completed my master's degree in information science. One of the classes I took was web design. I learned some very basic coding and can now understand more than I did before taking the class. I tried my hand at designing a page for my husband and was pleasantly surprised to learn that there … Continue reading Webpage layout and information design
Recently, I came across an article, written by Lindsay McKenzie, that opened my eyes...
I have had a secret desire to build, live-in, and own, a tiny house. I don't think I would leave my current home to do this (because we just made some major upgrades!). However, I would definitely park one in my driveway to use as my writer's office or my very own "Pamper-me" room! If … Continue reading Best Tiny House Ever!
Now that summer is finally lifted Michigan from the caverns of cold, I can get back into my Knit Lit group readings! Kicking off the Summer activities we are taking a look at Italo Calvino's If On a Winter's Night a Traveler. First of all, the title had my attention because I immediately began to … Continue reading Italo Calvino’s If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Who should write a diversity statement Last semester (Sept. 2017), a friend of mine helped me with a class project that required me to recruit several individuals to participate in an unmoderated remote user test. Once everything was completed, she mentioned that I would make a good online teacher and that I should … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
If you have not read any books written by Nnedi Okoafor, then you MUST join Wayne State University's Knit Lit group when we venture into Okoafor's Spider the Artist. via March Madness!!!! I have read Binti and am currently reading book #2 (Binti Home) of the trilogy. Okoafor's novels are amazingly captivating. The imagery takes the … Continue reading Nnedi Okoafor!
Brownies and fiber arts and zombies, oh my!
Our March meeting will be Friday, March 30th at 3pm in State Hall 326. This month, in honor of Women’s History Month, we’ll be reading Nnedi Okoafor‘s short story, “Spider the Artist,”which can be found here.
Even if you don’t get a chance to read the story, though, we hope you’ll join us for some fiber arts fun.
Hope to see you there!