January 28, 2017
Summer wrote an article, "The Introvert’s Weekend: 6 Tips for Enjoying It Your Way", that was published on leading self-improvement website PicktheBrain.com. Read it here.
Summer was invited to be a part of a special number of Re-Markings journal dedicated to World Poetry. The number will bring together "major representative international poets", and will be edited by Dr. Tijan M. Sallah.
Two of Summer's poems will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of Duende literary journal. The poems are "Mors Poetica" and "Afterbirth".
Summer will have a children's poem in Issue 5 of Balloons Lit. Journal. The poem is titled "In a Blue Hotel".
Summer will be speaking at the Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Summer will attend the 200-hour yoga teacher training program at Sadhana Yoga School in Bali. She has been accepted into the program on a partial scholarship and is asking for your financial support on GoFundMe.com.
Summer is a peer reviewer for a forthcoming textbook titled Teaching Preschool-Grade 3 Children with Multicultural Books: A Guide for Classroom Teachers by Susan Browne, PhD and Xiufang Chen, PhD, to be   published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2018.