Published Work

The New York Times

Garden & Gun

The Bitter Southerner

ESPN's Andscape (formerly The Undefeated)

Oxford American

Air Mail

Airbnb Magazine

Food & Wine

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Soul Food Cypher enriches lives with hip-hop

Creative partnership between Alliance Theatre, Boys & Girls Clubs pivots

8 Atlanta Playwrights to Watch in 2020

Atlanta Fosters Women’s Voices

2018: 8 young actors to watch in Atlanta

Zanele Muholi pays homage to black women in Spelman exhibit

Poignant plays by Pearl Cleage bring vintage flavor to the present

Ontario Was Here’ reveals social workers’ secret lives

Horizon’s ‘Klook and Vinette’ struggles to find its soul

Blossom, a new digital platform for women of color

‘Maytag Virgin’ delivers strong performances with heart

8 young Atlanta actors to watch

Review: “Miss Bennet” shines brightly at Theatrical Outfit

Play explores racial attitudes, family, in 1960s Mississippi

Looking to tap into your ‘Big Magic?’ Author Elizabeth Gilbert to speak at Unity North

Photographer journeys the Underground Railroad in Atlanta exhibit

Sundance Film Festival sees more from Georgia’s booming industry

Musical adaptation of 1997 movie “Love Jones” coming to the Fox Theatre

New works by 20 female artists mark Spelman Museum’s anniversary

Theater staged in private homes creates a more intimate experience

Terry Burrell’s ‘Ethel’ find humor in the blues

Threshold Festival showcases local playwrights

Bearden paints a broad stroke of black life in America (print only, 11/22/2015)

Art to engage at Starlight Drive-In (print only, 11/15/2015)

Georgia Ensemble fills area’s Shakespeare void (print only, 11/8/2015)

Teatro Aurora appeals to Latino audiences


Review: “Jasmine Starr-Kidd” gives science nerds the time of their lives

Review: “The White Chip” dives into addiction with humor and heart

Review: “Sunset Baby” delves into the aftermath of activism trauma

Are arts audiences ready to return? Blank Foundation survey says, “Maybe, kind of?”

Racism claims shutter Serenbe Playhouse; Atlanta theater wonders what comes next

“Atlanta theaters, I need your imagination”: An essay from arts journalist Kelundra Smith

Review: Concept cripples storytelling in “Seize the King” at the Alliance Theatre

Review: True Colors’ “School Girls” is fictional, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true

Q&A: Check your perceptions, says Rob Demery, on Broadway in “A Soldier’s Play”

Eatonton to celebrate native daughter Alice Walker’s 75th birthday on July 13

9/11-inspired “Come From Away” champions the kindness of strangers

Native Gardens tills and uproots neighborly drama

Pearl Cleage’s latest play at the Alliance Theatre examines aging in art

Alliance Theatre Kendeda Competition marks 15 years of world-premiere plays

An Octoroon offers a send-up of racial stereotypes

Q&A: With two plays in Atlanta, playwright Carla Ching stays true to her heritage

Q&A: Rachel Devlin on the girls who desegregated America’s schools

Larry Walker speaks about his life in art

Aida at Atlanta Lyric soars on the voice of India S. Tyree

Pop-Up Magazine producer Tina Antolini talks bringing journalism to life onstage

Bruce Johnson depicts mug shots of Civil Rights leaders of the past

Review: Civil Rights photos at the High convey the fire of resistance, past and present

The High’s Making Africa exhibition celebrates an often misunderstood continent’s spirit of innovation

Topher Payne puts a hilarious spin on modern motherhood in Morningside

Review: “Between Riverside & Crazy” at True Colors is uneven but has meaningful moments

Review: Horizon’s “Blackberry Daze” is a hot, sweet summer treat of a juke joint musical

Preview: With guitar in hand, the beloved Pete the Cat springs to life at Center for Puppetry Arts

Review: “Selma” star Tara Ochs grapples with racism and white privilege in one-woman show

Preview: Mark Kendall takes on the experience of being black in Alliance’s “The Magic Negro,” 

Review: Alliance’s poignant “Too Heavy For Your Pocket” delivers a story for then . . . and for now

Preview: Playwright Georgina Escobar breaks down her feminist fantasia “Sweep”

#InHonor at Arnika Dawkins dignifies those slain by police brutality

A conversation with Sonya Clark, who tells stories about coiffured canvases

Review: True Colors’ “Smart People” uses juicy dialogue to evoke race and class

Review: SCAD Fash showcases the wearable whimsy of Carolina Herrera’s designs

Review: In Basquiat’s “Unknown Notebooks,” words yield art

Rain Pryor talks growing up with Jewish mom, iconic father in Fried Chicken and Latkes

Q&A: Clarence Davis on his life in photography; exhibit and lecture at Hammonds House

Review: MODA’s “Inspiring Beauty” makes a political and aesthetic fashion statement

American Theatre

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Atlanta Magazine

The 5 things that Atlanta artists need

ARTlanta column 1: Atlanta’s arts scene is unparalleled—and it’s time you started exploring it

Alliance Theatre’s world-premiere musical adaption of Trading Places puts women in charge

The world according to comedian Ms. Pat

Southern women in hip-hop are having a moment

Jericho Brown reflects on winning the Pulitzer Prize and the black poets who came before him

True Colors’ production of School Girls sparks conversation about colorism and pretty privilege

A new exhibition at the Atlanta History Center documents Georgia’s earliest civil rights heroes

2019: Best of Atlanta Arts & Culture

From Yeezus to Nike: Your guide to the High Museum’s Virgil Abloh exhibition

Alice Walker turns 75: How she inspired Tayari Jones and others

TILA Studios exhibition Daisy Chain is a “homecoming” of black women artists

Six OTP amphitheaters worth the trip this summer

TILA Studios exhibition Daisy Chain is a homecoming for Black women artists

The country’s oldest feminist bookstore, Charis, finds a new home at Agnes Scott

Pearl Cleage’s new play is a comical ode to female artists—and activists—young or old

Best of Atlanta 2018: Arts & Culture

WonderRoot’s Off the Wall mural project calls on local artists to place civil rights front and center

High Museum’s latest exhibition, “With Drawn Arms,” speaks to #TakeAKnee and #BlackLivesMatter

In her new book, Chef Carla Hall reclaims soul food: “It’s part of my DNA.”

Walking Dead alum Jayson Warner Smith brings the Tony Award-nominated play Blackbird back to Atlanta

Get thee to the suburbs: Atlanta’s OTP theatre scene is booming

The Daily Show’s Dulce Sloan never thought she’d be a comedian

November 2015: Best of Atlanta

Fodor's Travel

TDF Stages

Living Intown and Living Northside

Black Masks magazine

Review Cool Kicks: “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” at the High Museum

Art Review: Between Cultures: Susanne Wenger at the Carlos Museum

Art Review: The Plurality of Blackness, at Arnika Dawkins

Charleston Post & Courier

Dramatics Magazine

“Ping Chong: Theatre from the margins” This Q&A with theater artist Ping Chong was the cover story for the May 2013 issue of Dramatics Magazine.

Stage Directors & Choreographers Society Journal

Q&A with Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Timothy Bond about documentary theater

Stone Canoe Journal

“Films highlight the plight of women around the world” Comparative film review of Kirby Dick’s Oscar-nominated documentary The Invisible War and award-winning photographer Walter Astrada’s short film Undesired

Syracuse New Times

“Graffiti Bridge” Feature on the history of street art and its transition into museums, galleries and its place in urban development

“The Nutcracker’s Turning Pointe” preview of Syracuse Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

“Derby Days Approach” feature about roller derby leagues in Central New York

“Inside Voices” preview about street art exhibit at Syracuse University’s Warehouse Gallery

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