De Dos Lenguas/ Of two Tongues POETRY WORKSHOP

De Dos Lenguas/ Of two Tongues is a Bilingual Poetry Workshop facilitated by Dominican-American Poet Yoseli Castillo


In this workshop womyn writers who are fluent in both English and Spanish will write poems in both languages within the theme of the womyn immigrant experience in the United States, the mother tongue and the search for the American Dream while preserving el Español.

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018, at BAAD 2474 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY.

Workshop Fee: $10

To RSVP: email

OR directly reserve your spot at Eventbrite – Dos Lenguas


Yoseli Castillo Fuertes was born in the Dominican Republic in 1972 and at 16 migrated to the United States. She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Spanish Literature. She is a bilingual-Dominican-latina-lesbian poet-activist-teacher-aunt. Since August 2005 she has been organizing the Gay & Lesbian Bohemian Night, an LGBTQ Open Mic in Washington Heights. Her poems and short stories have appeared in various anthologies in New York, Madrid, Argentina, and Santo Domingo. Her poetry book, De eso sí se habla/Of That, I Speak is now on or


Co-founded in 1998 in the historic Banknote Building in Hunts Point by the celebrated and award-winning dancer/choreographer Arthur Aviles and writer/activist/publicist Charles Rice-Gonzalez, BAAD! (The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance ) began as a home for Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre, a contemporary dance company that explores works on the margins of Latino and queer cultures.

BAAD is our home away from home. It has become a safe refuge for people of color to come together to celebrate life, love and art in all its forms. The NYCLWG is grateful to partner with and have a home at BAAD the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. Stay tuned for more inspiring workshops

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The NYC Latina Writers Group was founded in 2006 by Alicia Anabel Santos. Currently, it has an active membership of over 750 writers. For ten years it has been an organization that supports Latina Writers from New York, however, there are members from across the United States. The NYCLWG was established for Latinas and women of color who were in need of having a place of their own, where their stories could be born and their voices heard. It is a professional network for seasoned and emerging writers.  This writers group is a safe space for writers of all genres. The NYCLWG is supported by many women of color groups and writing organizations. The NYCLWG offers writing workshops, monthly writer circles, and daily writing prompts. It hosts several readings and performances throughout the year. All aspiring, emerging and published writers are welcome! All NYCLWG events and workshops are open to Latinx and WOC. NYCLWG is a space for womyn writers (female, womyn identified and non-binary) we are an safe and inclusive space! For more information join us on facebook: and FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @NYCLWG


**All NYCLWG events and workshops are open to Latinx and WOC. NYCLWG is a space for womyn writers (female, womyn identified and non-binary) we are an safe and inclusive space!

***This workshop is made possible by a Poets & Writers grant! Thank you PW for your support!

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