Tales from a struggling writer, Detroit chick, and mother.
Elizabeth Alexander at Busboys & Poets in D.C.
If you get a chance, go hear the inaugural poet read her work on Wednesday, February 25th at Busboys & Poets in D.C. More info on the event here.
Elizabeth is fierce. Lucille Clifton once said that Elizabeth is so fierce, she could have stopped writing after publishing The Venus Hottentot. Here's a cute video of a young woman reading the title poem from that book.