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!
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!
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!
Peace family! For the past eleven years the NYC Latina Writers Group has been a space of sisterhood, solidarity and community. We have gathered and celebrated countless writer accomplishments such as, one women shows and publishing / self-publishing books. We are writers by day, Ph.D. students by night. We are mothers who still find the… Continue reading The NYC Latina Writers Group’s Fundraiser Benefit for Mexico y El Caribe!
So excited to be facilitating my writing workshop: Birthing the Story, as well as moderating a panel discussion titled: Writing Other Voices. What an honor to represent women of color writers. * * Join me for a 3-day conference that is sure to be inspiring. For more info. -- https://www.hollihock.org * * #hollihock #writersconference #writers… Continue reading Hollihock Writers Conference
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 Dominican Writers Association presents: Join us for an evening of opened dialogue to discuss how to get your writing to the next level. Hear from speakers who run workshops, learn about writing residencies, self-publishing vs. publishing with a big press and meet & greet with other Dominican Writers! Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 7:00pm Word… Continue reading Café y Conversación ~ Panel Discussion
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
I am honored to be facilitating a workshop at the New England Latinx Student Leadership Conference: Reconciling Identities: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Policing of Blackness! Can you be light-skinned Latinx, practitioner of Regla de Ocha and a lesbian? How does one deconstruct racism and self-hate? Decolonizing conditioned ideas requires the deconstructing of thoughts: Who… Continue reading Solidarity Through the Decolonization of Ourselves #decolonizelatinx
Today is a momentous occasion. We are honored and thrilled to be screening Afrolatinos at the University of Pennsylvania in the first of many college screenings. We have worked so hard on this film and are ready for the world to finally learn about an important part of our history! #voicesofthesilent #afrolatinoscollegetour @afrolatinostv @diosadominicana … Continue reading Afrolatinos @ UPENN ~ Tonight!