In pursuit of showcasing the expansiveness of Black lives, ingenuity, and brilliance, I co-founded the following projects. If interested in supporting any of them, please contact me or the sponsoring organizations!

The Jacobs/Jones African American Literary Prize (a program of the NC Writers Network)

The Randall Kenan Prize for Black LGBTQ Fiction (a program of the Lambda Literary Foundation)

African Literary Award (a program of the Museum of the African Diaspora)