Issue 21

“I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.”

Nikki Giovanni

Southern Lit Presents: Nikki Giovanni

Southern Lit Presents: Nikki Giovanni

An Old Adage’s Expiration Date: Giovanni’s Sweet Inspiration “If white defines Black and good defines evil then men Define women or women scientifically speaking describe Men. If sweet is the opposite of of sour and heat the Absence of cold then love is the...
Love Isn’t Perfection

Love Isn’t Perfection

Brenda Alloco is a speaker, author, and abstract artist. Her book Abstract Synergies—Challenging the Status Quo features her abstract art to enhance inspirational quotes on speaking out and being an authentic and servant leader. Brenda has spoken to various groups on...