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I can currently be read at the following places:

Reader, writer, academic, bartender.

Research interests include: critical race and ethnic studies, blues and jazz, cultural criticism, Americana, New Orleans past and present, Modern and Postmodern Literature. 

Pleasurable Pursuits: Frank O'Hara, Pablo Neruda, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, garlic, dogs, cassoulet, coq au vin, New Orleans, Paris, searching for the middle of nowhere, freshwater, saltwater, the beauty of language, the ways in which the writing of letters--pen to paper with reader in mind--compresses time and space, flowers "blooming most recklessly."