An Interview with David Tomas Martinez!


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Hustle provides readers with his experiences as a young miscreant in San Diego. Stealing cars, participating in gang activity, and roaming the streets for trouble are just some of the life events that he had to master in order to put himself on the right track. With that lifestyle far behind him, David reflects on his past through his poetry. Continue reading

Interview with Ella deCastro Baron


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Kathryn Lackey interviews author Ella deCastro Baron, a memoirist, poet, and fiction writer. Her first book, Itchy, Brown Girl Seeks Employment, is written as an ironic Curriculum Vitae where life and work experiences one wouldn’t want a potential employer to know are highlighted using vulnerability, wit, observation, and candor. Continue reading

Love & Loathing the Art of Blogging


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With the advent of the internet and the cataclysmic technological changes over the past couple of decades, much has changed in the world of writing and publishing. These days, almost every business has a website, which in turn connects to their Facebook, Twitter, and even Instagram in order to match their customers’ presence on the internet. Social media has become a way for anyone to create a unique persona that they wish to convey to the rest of the cyber world and one of these ways is through blogging. Continue reading