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!
Today I talk about how real "impostor syndrome" is for the writer! I share a moment where I questioned my ability as a writer, whether or not I had a story worth telling! How dare you want to write? What qualifies you to tell this story??? How do we shatter this impostor syndrome? https://youtu.be/i2hLHCB50RY … Continue reading Day 13 ~ Impostor Syndrome
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
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