GET TOUGH! GET BAAD! A FILM SERIES CELEBRATING QUEER POWER, DIVERSITY AND DEFIANCE

Get Tough! Get BAAD! Queer Film Festival kicks off tomorrow! Join me for a FREE film screening and Q&A session led by fabulous me for the amazing movie SAVING FACE! There will be an art exhibit at 5:30pm to be followed by the movie. (Cocktails will be available for purchase) GET TOUGH! GET BAAD! A FILM SERIES… Continue reading GET TOUGH! GET BAAD! A FILM SERIES CELEBRATING QUEER POWER, DIVERSITY AND DEFIANCE

If you don’t know where you come from…

Know your place! Over eight years ago I began a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. A black woman would be the very force to push me to claim who I am. Not because she wanted me to see the beauty in me! Not because she welcomed me! Not because she accepted me! Not because she wanted me… Continue reading If you don’t know where you come from…

Help a young woman achieve her dream!

WATCH VIDEO HERE: http://youtu.be/46VMaxB1v0Y Do you have a dream? I have known this powerhouse since high school and now she has an opportunity to launch her own business. Help this college student/#daughterfromanotherfather win this incredible honor. Her vision is inspiring. Last day to vote!!! Please repost. Vote on all your devices. Share with everyone. Get… Continue reading Help a young woman achieve her dream!

Day 21 ~ Enemies and memories… #30DayWriting

Becoming Vulnerable 30 Day Writing Challenge day 21: Reconciliation agreement. Occupation. No support. Palestine. Gaza. Threats. International crisis. Doesn't want peace. A just peace. Willing to give up the occupation. There is no genuine interest to give up the occupation. Israel. Settlements. To return lands. I have no intention to give up this piece of… Continue reading Day 21 ~ Enemies and memories… #30DayWriting

Why we MUST support each other???

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER OF NYCLWG: Why we MUST support each other??? One of the things I have heard over the years is HOW SPECIAL THE NYC LATINA'S GROUP IS! The NYC Latina Writer's Group is special for so many reasons: Our gatherings are always filled with love, laughter, revelations, sharing, tears, joy, anger,… Continue reading Why we MUST support each other???

Brooklyn Pub Lit Crawl 2014 FREE in NYC

What if.... Instead of a bar crawl where you hop from bar to bar for cocktails... You hop from bar for amazing literature, for inspiration, for raw truth, for the best story tellers in Brooklyn? La Pluma y La Tinta presents: When Brooklyn Was Brooklyn Join us for an evening of great reads Saturday May… Continue reading Brooklyn Pub Lit Crawl 2014 FREE in NYC

FREE Writing Workshops: Bronx Memoir Project Workshop

Join me as I facilitate two amazing memoir writing workshops. Write ten (10) minute scenes! The only way to begin telling a story is to write it. Join me for two FREE memoir writing workshops where we will begin at the beginning. For two writing sessions I will guide you in getting to the heart… Continue reading FREE Writing Workshops: Bronx Memoir Project Workshop