"White Grinnell College van is sitting out front, bass thumping. It’s good to have the college students back in town."
“At its best, teaching is an expression of hospitality and healing. I teach my students as I would teach my children.”
“I like the person I’m becoming here. #grinnellcollege”
“Children who love reading will read anything. The challenge is that many young black boys don’t have that passion for reading, so the books we expose them to are books that will capture their attention and that will engage them.”
“Real Talk. Every time I publish a book, 6 weeks later, I feel all this SHAME about it. Is this an author thing? Or is this a Catholic thing?”
“Grinnell College version of ‘getting hit by a bus’ hypothetical situation – ‘getting mauled by squirrels’?”