Patrick A. Howell is an award-winning banker, business leader, entrepreneur, and writer. His first work was published with the UC Berkeley African American Literary Review and Quarterly Black Book Review. At Cal Berkeley, he co-founded Diatribe — a People of Color News Collective. Howell, is a frequent contributing writer to the Huffington Post, Tishman Review’s Craft Talk series, Into the Void, and is a Good Men Project Blue Box Columnist. He has enjoyed the opportunity to interview Nnedi Okorafor, Ishmael Reed, and Nikki Giovanni. He has been cited in national platforms as equities.com, NBC BLK, Opportunist Magazine, and The Grio. Howell’s integrated book of poetry-design, Yes, We Be, was published by Jacar Press in February of 2018 and debuted at the Los Angeles Festival of Books. This summer he graduated the Leopardi Writer's Conference in Recanati Italy to complete work on Quarter 'til Judgement Day, a coming-of-age experimental fiction work. A creative nonfiction anthology titled Dispatches from the Vanguard will be published later in 2019.
Nikki Giovanni: In Her Revolutionary Dream
Patrick A. Howell interviews poet Nikki Giovanni....