Keeping Track of What I Read: August

1. “Life: An Unspooling” by Rachel Louise Snyder (Online article). 2. “Underground” by Lindsay Ahl (Poem). 3. “Of Lions and Men: Mourning Samuel DuBose and Cecil the Lion” by Roxane Gay (Online article). 4. “The Charge to Be Fair: Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay in Conversation” by Roxane Gay (Online article). 5. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Memoir). 6. “Reflections of a … Continue reading Keeping Track of What I Read: August


Last Two Days…

as a library associate. It’s been a bit of a journey to get to official librarian status, but it’s been informative. I’m excited and anxious and ready. I went through my archive of blog posts to commemorate my upcoming transition, and created a list of highlights along the way. Applying for a circulation job What to wear for the interview The beginning of highly textured … Continue reading Last Two Days…



Last week I attended the National Conference of African American Librarians.  I don’t think I’m going to be able to explain my experience adequately – in part because I want to hold on to it longer – but if you look at #NCAAL9, you can get perspectives from the other attendees if what I say here isn’t enough. The opening keynote speaker was Tukufu Zuberi who … Continue reading NCAAL9