NYCLWG 13th Anniversary "Ladrona! The Stories We Steal!" Join us for a special reading from members of the NYCLWG, a panel discussion “When is a story not yours to steal?” and to honor, celebrate and connect with the members of these amazing writers collective. Time & Location Nov 15, 6:00 PM – 09:00 PM Alianza… Continue reading Ladrona! The Stories We Steal | Message for Aspiring Writers
In honor of Afrolatinos The Untaught Story being selected to be featured at this year's HBO Latino Film Festival we invite you to join us for a pre-party celebration. Tuesday, October 10th Pat'e Palo 6:00PM 251-3 Dyckman St, New York, NY Join us for an evening rumba y gozo!!! Ay que celebrar! With love, The… Continue reading Pre-Party for Afrolatinos HBO Latino Film Festival Screening @afrolatinostv
For nine years Renzo Devia, @afrolatinotv, and I have waited for this moment--Afrolatinos La Historia Que Nunca Nos Contaron will screen at the HBO Latino Film Festival. We are finally getting this story closer to where it has always been destined to be. Our vision and intention for Afrolatinos has been and is to ensure… Continue reading Afrolatinos Screening at the HBO Latino Film Festival!
Yesterday was our last WFW Writing Workshop for this round and it was intense, beautiful, and inspiring. Six writers journeyed with me for the past three months to explore genres they have never written. These writers chose to expand. To be uncomfortable. To grow as writers. We wrote flash fiction, essay, and short story. They… Continue reading Sometimes Writers Just Need Support! #WFWWritein
AFROLATINOS SCREENING DATES: Saturday, February 18th (Los Angeles) @ Pan African Film Festival Monday, February 20th (Los Angeles) @ Pan African Film Festival Wednesday, February 22nd (New York City) @ Hostos Community College Wednesday, February 22nd (Chicago) @ University of Illinois Thursday, February 23rd (Massachusetts) @ UMASS Dartmouth Monday, February 27th (New York) @ the… Continue reading Afrolatinos Tour @afrolatinostv #afrolatinos
We are writing to cordially invite you to two very special events during Black History Month. Afrolatinos An Untaught History will be screening in Los Angeles and at the United Nations in New York City. We are proud to announce that Afrolatinos has been selected to participate in the Pan African Film Festival this upcoming… Continue reading Film Screening Afrolatinos LA/NYC
On the occasion of Human Rights Day, you are cordially invited to a Film Night to celebrate: 2015 - 2024 International Decade for People of African Descent Thursday, 8 December 2016 United Nations Headquarters Conference Room 4 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is a huge honor to be invited to showcase our film AfroLatinos: An… Continue reading International Decade for People of African Descent #afrolatinos
Yesterday we spent time exploring and writing about universal/emotional truths. (Please check your email for link to recording). This week our prompts will be centered on setting, building plot and scene development. As writers, we have a plan for our characters, a place we think they will go, a place we want them to go,… Continue reading Day 15 ~ WFW Morning Session ~ #plotdevelopment
The month of October has blessed me with so much. 15 years ago I lost everything and kept my commitment to become a writer and never looked back, ten years ago it was the birth of the NYCLWG and the Daughters of the Revolution, 8 years ago I was traveling with Afrolatinos Tele to work… Continue reading The breakdown to the breakthrough!
SOME WILL NEED PERMISSION TO WRITE! SOME WILL TAKE THE PEN LIKE A SWORD! WE ALL CHOSE TO WRITE BECAUSE THE SILENCE WAS DEAFENING. There is so much to celebrate and even more left to achieve! In honor of the NYC Latina Writers Group turning 10... join us tomorrow for a special reading and panel… Continue reading The Fearless Writer!