Open Mic & Reading today @ 3PM EST

For the past eight weeks my students have been writing through the noise, through illness, through pandemic and through imposter syndrome. They are brave. They are vulnerable. They have been honoring the ancestors and our cultures. Preserving history. Laughing and crying. They are writing beautiful stories and poetry. While we intended to have a huge… Continue reading Open Mic & Reading today @ 3PM EST

REGISTRATION OPEN: Sankofa Sisterhood Writer’s Retreat – year six!

We are overjoyed to organize the 6th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat to be held this year in Connecticut. This year’s theme is: Magic & Manifestation: Conjuring the Story May 22 – May 25, 2020 It is said that in order to manifest, a few things must be in place. Among these things are clarity… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Sankofa Sisterhood Writer’s Retreat – year six!

Writing from the Womb Available ONLINE

ANNOUNCING For the first time Writing from the Womb will be available as an online course. I am so excited to be able to offer a course where writers from all over the world can participate. All you need is internet and a laptop and you are part of this powerful community of writers. Because… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Available ONLINE

Video: Writing from the Womb Intro Workshop

Please know that these writing sessions are sacred. Please credit and cite any quote you grab from here. This workshop was magical. https://youtu.be/-hEbJB0ZNV8 Thank you to every single writer who participated. Thank you Dominican Writers and Word Up Books for providing a space for us to come as we are. Your comments are appreciated. Subscribing… Continue reading Video: Writing from the Womb Intro Workshop

THE INTENTIONAL WRITER

Good morning everyone! Thank you for registering for today’s FREE intro to Writing from the Womb. When you introduce yourself do you say you are a writer/poet first or do you say you are a professor, teaching artist, social worker... fill in the black? The answer to this question is telling because it reveals to… Continue reading THE INTENTIONAL WRITER