Summer is providing developmental editing for Tippo & Friends, a picturebook series by Nigerian animator Dotun Ogunsakin, based on West African folktales and featuring the adventures of a clever Tortoise.
April 22, 2017
Kamishibai (Japanese paper theatre) performance and workshop series for kids ages 7-12 at Irie Elephant Ltd. Click here for more information.. View the event flyer here.
May 1, 2017
Summer will guest host #CaribYAlit Twitter chat with Tanya Batson-Savage, Publisher at Blue Banyan Books. Guest experts from CODE and the Jamaican Writers Society (JaWS) will participate. Click here for more information.. View the event flyer here.
Summer will have 2 poems ("Mors Poetica" and "Afterbirth") in the Spring 2017 issue of Duende literary journal.
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.
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 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.