A place to share my latest literary happenings.

I am currently working on new a book that chronicles the lives of Blacks who bypassed the Great Migration to build home and family in the South.

This spring, I’ll be giving some talks related to this latest project, as well as to my first book, Words of Witness (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016).

Click over to News & Events to learn about these upcoming events.

I am also teaching two upper-division undergraduate course this spring, Beyoncé's New South Aestheticswhich is related to my current research on southern regional identity, and Reporting Civil Rights.