The Gift of Human Connection...One Spoken Word At a Time


I have been blessed with the ability to connect with people from all walks of life. From delivering keynote speeches to presenting workshops, my presence is felt in a variety of platforms. I have spoken in small, intimate settings and before large audiences. Whatever your need, reach out today to have me craft a speech, workshop, keynote, or other speaking engagement specific to your audience. Areas of expertise include African American Literature; Creative Writing; Literacy and Composition; Women's Issues; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Language; James Baldwin; and Race.


I am also a motivational speaker who works to empower audiences using a combination of humor and transparency. My energetic delivery captivates listeners and helps them to see themselves in a more positive space. I am honest and use my life experiences as a living testament to the power of the human spirit. I offer a blueprint for how to create a legacy crafted out of purpose and perseverance.


Featured talks include: 

“Cool It Now: James Baldwin and 1960s America”
“The Etymology of the N-Word and Other Racial Slurs” 
“Healing through Writing” 
“Interiors and Exteriors: Writing the Self and Finding the ‘I’ in Poetry” 
“Get Up 10 Times” 

“Womanism: An Exploration into Black Feminist Thought”
“Cultural Competence in Literature”

 “Growing in Grace: I Am My Sister’s Keeper”


Contact me to discuss your needs for a featured speaker.

E: soulstainable@gmail.com

P: 585-484-7239