LitUP

LitUP

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 in Essay, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

It’s a Saturday afternoon and I’m volunteering at a teen literary conference. I’m sitting at the book sales table talking to my new BFF, who’s name I can’t remember. The night before, she had asked about my shoes, “Were they comfortable when you got them?” In the midst of the very classy mixer, surrounded by […]

It’s Time for the LitUp Festival-Saturday 5/12/2018

It’s Time for the LitUp Festival-Saturday 5/12/2018

Posted on May 2, 2018 in KC Creates, KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

Join me May 12th, 2018 at the Mid-Continent Public Library’s LitUp Festival. This all-day literary event was designed with teens in mind. I love when young fans get direct access to the creative minds that inspire them, and that’s exactly how MCPL set up the day. Teens are staffing the event and interviewing all of […]

On Writing: Q&A with Jessica Conoley

On Writing: Q&A with Jessica Conoley

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 in Interview, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

At The Color Eater debut on August 12th, 2017 we did a mini question and answer session.  The crowd at the Uptown Arts Bar had a ton of fantastic questions, and we clearly didn’t have time for me to answer all of them. This post is dedicated to the questions ON WRITING. Check out my […]

Off Writing: Q&A with Jessica Conoley

Off Writing: Q&A with Jessica Conoley

Posted on Oct 3, 2017 in Interview, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

At The Color Eater debut on August 12th, 2017 we did a mini question and answer session.  The crowd at the Uptown Arts Bar had a ton of fantastic questions, and we clearly didn’t have time for me to answer all of them. This post is dedicated to the questions OFF WRITING, check out my […]

My Fifteen Minutes on Artspeak Radio

My Fifteen Minutes on Artspeak Radio

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 in Interview, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

Maria Vasquez Boyd is the penultimate advocate for Kansas City creatives of all types.  Every Wednesday she assembles a cast of talented individuals for her KKFI radio show–Artspeak Radio. I was lucky enough to be Maria’s first guest on August 9th of 2017, and we had a great chat about: my inspiration for The Color […]

KC Writes Interview-Jeanette Powers

KC Writes Interview-Jeanette Powers

Posted on Jul 11, 2017 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

I count myself very fortunate to have spent an hour with the indomitable Jeanette Powers for my latest KC Writes Interview. And, I think today, on the eve of her new book launch, is a great time for me to share the interview with you. Jeanette is one of the hardest working women I have […]

KC Writes Interview-Janet Sunderland

KC Writes Interview-Janet Sunderland

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Interview, KC Writes | No Comments

It’s not everyday we get to interview our heroes, but for this week’s KC Writes interview I was lucky enough to interview one of mine—Janet Sunderland. This multi-faceted woman came into my life seven years ago and has been a wealth of knowledge, inspiration, and fun from the first day we met.   If you’re ever […]

Jessica Conoley’s reading at the Uptown Arts Bar tonight!

Jessica Conoley’s reading at the Uptown Arts Bar tonight!

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

I’ll see you tonight from  7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the WTF stories for your earballs show! We’re at the Uptown Arts Bar. (3611 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111) for a night of unexpected adventure, laughter, and fun as we read our latest work. Be hypnotized by Dawn Downey’s creative essays, mystified by Annie Raab’s […]

Meet WTF on Friday, January 13th @ The Uptown Arts Bar

Meet WTF on Friday, January 13th @ The Uptown Arts Bar

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in KC Writes, Promotions | No Comments

I’m sure by now you know you’re invited to the WTF stories for your earballs reading on Friday the 13th from 7 p.m.–9 p.m. at the Uptown Arts Bar. (3611 Broadway, Kansas City, MO)  I hope you can make it because I would like to see your face in real life. I realized some of […]

KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

KC Creates Interview-Caleb Harman

Posted on Dec 27, 2016 in Interview, KC Creates, KC Writes | No Comments

Caleb Harman is a hell of an artist and the penultimate creator—which is why I decided to make him the first non-writer interview in my podcast series. I know absolutely nothing about art, and was a little worried my lack of knowledge would lead to a crap interview, but it turns out creativity doesn’t care […]