Day 10: Next Stop Listvyanka #transsiberianwriters #writingchallenge #wocwriters

This morning I wake to the sad news that my beloved friend Jaime "El Maestro" Emeric is no longer with us. He was a magnificent spirit and talented poet. This is the second time someone special has passed away while I'm away on a spiritual and creative journey. My dear friend Margo died while I… Continue reading Day 10: Next Stop Listvyanka #transsiberianwriters #writingchallenge #wocwriters


  I woke up thinking about you today. You were present during my meditation, prayers and yoga. I can hear you. I can see your tears. I feel you. You are not alone, yet this work requires you to go there alone. I have read your emails, see your light shining through your writing, I… Continue reading SELF CARE is SELF LOVE!


We are thrilled to introduce this year’s keynote. Alicia met Tonya at the Tengo Sed Writer’s Retreat in Costa Rica and left feeling inspired, motivated and more ready to tackle the world of fiction. MEET OUR KEYNOTE Tonya Cherie Hegamin   Tonya Cherie Hegamin is the Creative Writing Coordinator and an Assistant Professor at the… Continue reading SANKOFA SISTERHOOD KEYNOTE

Alicia Anabel Santos Herstory Writers Grant

The New York City Latina Writers Group is back!     We are back to the basics!  We are back with a vengeance!  We are back stronger and more fierce than ever! We are back inspired and motivated!  I have been thinking about what it takes for us to write?  I have often wondered why it… Continue reading Alicia Anabel Santos Herstory Writers Grant