Poetry Workshop with JF Seary

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

The Writer and The Story, Aligning With Our Story’s Intention! WFW Workshop is Back!

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!

Chosen to bare witness…

Writers, we have been chosen to not only bare witness, but to document and share the stories that haunt us. We are called to speak from the perspective and voices of different characters while honoring and questioning certain truths. Writers, we are a special bunch. Join us tomorrow for a special afternoon of creating art… Continue reading Chosen to bare witness…

Master Class in Poetry: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness

  Poets & Writers, The NYC Latina Writers Group, & BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance are honored to offer a Master Poetry Class: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness with Nancy Mercado, Ph.D. In undergrad I took a psychology class where the professor shared an example of the “Bystander effect/apathy,” where… Continue reading Master Class in Poetry: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat: Nourishing the Writer! Nourishing the Soul!

You are invited to join us for a beautiful weekend of writing! We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat, May 27-30th. This years theme and focus is on NOURISHING THE WRITER! NOURISHING THE SOUL!  It is common to hear women say that they feel… Continue reading REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2nd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat: Nourishing the Writer! Nourishing the Soul!

Writing from the Womb Workshop ~

I am incredibly excited to be preparing for our next round of Writing from the Womb Workshops! This is the last session for 2013. It has been a tremendous honor support over 20 women in moving through their writers journey and developing incredibly remarkable stories. Our last workshop was a huge success—ten women wrote 20+… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Workshop ~