Looking out of our home in East Orange, NJ:  the tiny point in the distance at the middle is the Empire State Building in NYC, 17 miles away.


Biog: PK Guest Contributor:

Louie Crew (aka Quean Lutibelle, Li Min Hua, Dr. Ddungo....) was born deep behind the Cotton Curtain of the old South in Anniston, Alabama in 1936.  He and his husband Ernest Clay married in 1974 and have lived in as a racially integrated couple in Georgia, Wisconsin, Beijing,  Hong Kong, Chicago,  and New Jersey.   They now live in East Orange, NJ
Crew has published more than 1,600 poems and essays, almost 300 of them under his pseudonym Li Min Hua.   He read his poetry live on four continents.  He is a retired literature professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.   He publishes a list of all magazines that accept poetry submissions by email.
He is the founder of Integrity, the gay and lesbian organization of the Episcopal Church USA (Anglicans), and serves on the 38-member elected Executive Council of The Episcopal Church.

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