October 16, 2019 Newsletter No. 005 Good morning family! I believe that we are all called to pursue our passions yet only a few of us will be brave enough to answer. There are so many reasons why October is such an important month for me. October is a month of tremendous highs and lows. While I am a… Continue reading Writing Workshops, Pop Up Shop & Celebrations!
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
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!
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, or mother? The answer to this question is telling because it reveals to us where we have placed the writer in us. Choose one you relate closest to: I see my… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Spring 2019 ~ The Joy of Writing!
Today is a good day to begin planning the next session of Writing from the Womb! Details coming soon. via The Writing Midwife
Even if you have been writing for 20 years or 6 months we are all beginners. There is always room to learn something new and strengthen our craft. Join us for a poetry workshop with one of the founding members of the NYC Latina Writer's Group, the brilliant and fierce JF Seary! DESCRIPTION A… Continue reading Poetry Workshop with JF Seary
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… Continue reading De Dos Lenguas/ Of two Tongues POETRY WORKSHOP
Writing from the Womb (WFW) is back! We kick off our workshop this weekend. This session of WFW has focused goals, clear intentions and hard deadlines. There is some fear that rises with deadlines but also a tremendous amount of excitement if we allow it. We are being called to sit down and write the… Continue reading The Writer and The Story, Aligning With Our Story’s Intention! WFW Workshop is Back!
We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially opened for the 4th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers’ Retreat taking place in the Catskills, New York, Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th 2018. This year’s theme is: Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! We are excited about this year’s theme because the emphasis for our… Continue reading Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! #writersretreat #woc
Why are spaces for women of color important TO ME? Because for far too long we have been left out of the narratives. In this space you are at the center of the conversation. Because without you there is NO me! Because writing is how we dig for the truth and hopefully save ourselves. Because… Continue reading Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!