Hoffman works as a Private Investigator in Brooklyn, so aside from that being SUPER COOL it means he has seen a lot of what he is writing about — which lends an air of authenticity to this book as well.
Update: The Wire’s Dream Magazine 2nd Collection Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2017
All of us Snowflakes MUST listen to and learn from leaders of color in the movement, call out hateful speech, and most importantly, act! There is more to being an ally then reading a book.
‘Battleground’, though subtle for some readers, is a story of identity and belonging.
Perhaps the biggest harm of xenophobia is the tendency to turn away refugees.
To deny one’s identity is to deny a person’s needs.
Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 429, 440, 443, 453, 497 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective
He paints skies and swimming pools so blue I want to dive right in. Sunlight shimmers and dances off the water in these paintings amid an array of vivid blues and greens that seem to intensify the longer you look. #Art
If you would’ve told me a few years ago, Six Rivers Press published what can best be described as a post-apocalyptic poetry book, I wouldn’t have believed you (“the post-apocalyptic genre is strongly associated with fiction, thereby it’s closely tied to works such as The 5th Wave or something” my snooty nerd-self would’ve replied).
There are some writers who have a knack at creating something refreshing; something that is so enjoyable, you don’t realize you’ve already read halfway. Kimiko Hahn has this quality.
If there is anything to learn from this book it’s that writing shouldn’t deter one from seeking positivity and help when most needed.
We travel back in time within memories that could have been created today; within moments that reveal the fears, desires, and betrayals felt by the lovers of our past, our future, and even our imaginations.
Sukrungruang gently guides us with a relaxing tempo that veils a much darker and beautiful fury that I can only best describe as a tempest. #Poetry #Art
Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 531, 532, 533, 534, 537 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective
Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience. The black experience is one that is real; and it is full of life, love, creativity, spirit, and strength. With every image that we see, Thaddeus Miles works to overcome negative representations by upholding positive value in black lives and in American culture.