Barrelhouse: Street Fighter, Songs for Women

ESPN: Float like a butterfly

Winter Tangerine: forrest gump, Pantone 71-4C

Guernica: White

The Offing: Start

Witness: Strawberry Swing



Salon: The Ocean Is “Endless”: Frank Ocean’s new visual album is a heroic read on digital culture

Indiana Review: The New Testament, Citizen, and Forgiveness Forgiveness: Contemporary poetry on the politics of race

ESPN: Sequins and Surya Bonaly: What Figure Skating Taught Me About Body Acceptance

This is Africa: On Trump


NPR/OPB: Oceanography: Poet Shayla Lawson On Frank Ocean

Chicago Review of Books: The Rihanna of Poetry on Frank Ocean and Enjambment

Connotation Press: Shayla Lawson Interview, with Julie Brooks Barbour