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!
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!
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!
The NYC Latina Writers Group is honored to announce the 3rd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat ~ Self Care as a Form of Resistance! “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde This year’s theme: Self Care as a Form of Resistance! During… Continue reading Self Care as a Form of Resistance!
I am thrilled to share a special workshop designed at helping writers get to the finish line once they have written the book. Not many writers can say they have written and published four books in four years! Author and dear friend, Nancy Arroyo Ruffin brings you a wonderful workshop that is sure to help you… Continue reading Publish the Book ~ The Writer’s Vision
SOME WILL NEED PERMISSION TO WRITE! SOME WILL TAKE THE PEN LIKE A SWORD! WE ALL CHOSE TO WRITE BECAUSE THE SILENCE WAS DEAFENING. There is so much to celebrate and even more left to achieve! In honor of the NYC Latina Writers Group turning 10... join us tomorrow for a special reading and panel… Continue reading The Fearless Writer!
I met this writer nine years ago. We met like most people meet these days online. We found each other through writing. We had so much in common, both single mothers, both with a fire and drive to write stories that would be heard and both women who WILL and HAVE sacrificed everything for this… Continue reading Meet Sankofa Sisterhood Workshop Facilitator