For 20 years BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance has been a space where LGBTQ++, outcasts and all the others have found refuge. BAAD! has created something special where art created by our community is celebrated and lifted. Yearly they curate events the entire month in June to celebrate PRiDE. I am honored to… Continue reading Power of the P~ A reading @ BAAD!
#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
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!
The Eighth Annual Rainbow Book Fair at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Located at 524 W. 59th Street (just west of 10th Avenue) On Saturday, April 09, 2016. 12:15PM to 1:30PM This is a panel of Latina lesbian writers who will read from their work and discuss their paths to publishing and how they… Continue reading Lesbians in the House #rainbowbookfair
The one and only LBGT Open Mic in The Heights is Back! Join multimedia LGBT artists for a night of love, creativity and activism in a safe and welcoming space. Artists and art lovers who have attended since 2005 to new ones are welcome. As usual, there will something to drink, and to snack on… Continue reading LGBT Open Mic: Noche Bohemia / Bohemian Night
LES HISTOIRES D'LESBIAN AMOUR / THE STORIES OF LESBIAN LOVE returns to the BAAD!ASS Women's Festival. Join us for an evening celebrating and preserving lesbian stories. In honor of the lesbian women of color writers and artists who have come before us and those creating beautiful work today. A night where we Intersect activism,… Continue reading Lesbian Love Storytellers #baad!ass #freenycevents
It's been a week since I've written. No blogs. No words. I've been sick since I heard about the death in my extended family. Yet today we workshop. Today we meet to share our work and build. Today we push our writing further. Today we honor the craft of writing.
Commit To Your Writing! This year the New York City Latina Writers Group will be celebrating TEN years as an organization and writing community. There is so much I want to say about that, and I will at a later date. I want to formally announce that WENDY ANGULO has been named the NYC Latina… Continue reading Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent
If you're looking for something fun, inspiring and FREE to do join us for an amazing LGBTQ film series. Come with your lover, come with your friends... the point is we want you to come. (Insert pun) You are cordially invited to this year's: GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FEBRUARY 4-14 | GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! is an annual… Continue reading GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FREE FILM SERIES
Day 15 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; While I was in Costa Rica I received incredible feedback about my main character and a secondary character I am writing. As I shared short excerpts of the story, I introduced the writers to the worlds of both my significant characters and their journey. They pointed out to… Continue reading Day 88: My Hero’s Journey! #dearagent #wewrite