Alligator Woods Creates

  • Remembering Derek Walcott

    A sharing of beauty and inspiration from Derek Walcott.
  • Now What?: Beyond Juneteenth

    I am grateful for the federal government’s recognition of Juneteenth. But I am also aware that making holidays does not change the quotidian experience of people. History has taught us this time and again. 
  • Review of Angie Cruz's Dominicana (2019)

    A book that I was recently turned on to vis-a-vis One Book, One Bronx and more specifically, Ron Kavanaugh who runs the book club, was Dominicana (2019) by Angie Cruz. The novel is an absolute masterpiece, told from the perspective of a 15-year-old girl named Ana who is married off to a man more than twice her age.