Tend to the Work! Stay With It!

Tend to the Work and Stay With It! Ep. 48 ~ Afrolatina Show Today is the day I decide to go for some of the things I really want to achieve. In this episode I talk about all I am doing to adjust my life to meet my needs. I am focused today on this… Continue reading Tend to the Work! Stay With It!

Change is Uncomfortable

When you are chasing this dream shit will rise to see how serious you are about going for it! Change is Uncomfortable Ep. 47 ~ Afrolatina Show In today’s diary I get really honest about how Change is Uncomfortable. I reflect on all the things that come up for me today as I am grinding,… Continue reading Change is Uncomfortable

Bronx Memoir Project ~ FREE Workshops

Death, Rebirth and Writing the Memoir With Alicia Anabel Santos Writing her memoir almost killed her but she wrote it anyway—in a month. Alicia Anabel Santos will take you through the memoir writing process with gentle and not-so-gentle prompts and exercises that will help you dig for the stories that must be told. You’ll leave… Continue reading Bronx Memoir Project ~ FREE Workshops

Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!

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!

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro

#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

Follow The next Afrolatina is an incredible writer of Haitian descent. I include her as an Afrolatina by choice! One that there is no argument on. Edwidge Danticat and I (a writer of Dominican descent) share an island. In my life work, the Afrolatinos doc, it was/is important for us to include Haiti in the… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

We must write the thing that wants to be written! #WFW2017

As I prepare for this Sunday's Writing for the Womb Session II, I can't help but feel like this moment in history is a time for resistance. There is something urgent I am feeling rising inside of me. For me writing has always been the way I respond to what is happening in my life… Continue reading We must write the thing that wants to be written! #WFW2017