Mis amores de Story Avenue! James Monroe Senior Center goes live via ZOOM classes Beloved James Monroe Seniors, I wanted to take a moment to document all that we were able to create together during this COVID 19 pandemic. It has not been easy to facilitate creative writing workshops during all of this chaos. There… Continue reading Story for the Ages: Stepping Out during COVID!
https://youtu.be/L4tu1sxfSHI For three years I have been awarded a SU CASA fellowship, an accomplishment I am proud of. In my residency I bring writing to senior citizens of the Bronx. For six months I met with the writers of the William Hodson Senior Citizen Center. This year’s Story for the Ages creative writing workshop was… Continue reading SU CASA FINAL PROJECT SFTA: The Third Act | Senior Citizen Stories
I really enjoy working with senior citizens. One of the things they always say to me is that they “love these workshops” they tell me, “we feel heard.” They have also shared how they appreciate “going down memory lane.” This is a community of writers who need programming like this. I believe that writing and… Continue reading SUCASA Graduating Class of 2018 #bronxwriters #storyfortheages
They wrote about love, loss and the strength of black women!
My elders from the Arturo Schomburg Senior Center.
I am super proud of the amazing work my senior citizen writers accomplished this year. My elders have taught me so much. What an honor it has been to serve them.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRONX, New York, Friday, June 30th, 2017, The James Monroe Senior Center is pleased to announce the graduation, awards ceremony, and public reading of the A Story for the Ages Anthology. Senior citizens from the Bronx, mostly Latino and African American will be graduating from the A Story from the Ages Creative… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Senior Citizens from the Bronx NY Publish Anthology #storyfortheages