Updated: May 23, 2020 6:42AM Here is the replay of the Sankofa Sisterhood opening ceremony: https://youtu.be/JLfXW85k4YY Welcome & Candle Lighting Ceremony HAPPY 6th ANNIVERSARY BEAUTIFUL ONES!!! Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat goes VIRTUAL! We are live tonight at 9:00PM EST. We would love to see as many of you as humanly possible. We know these times… Continue reading Sankofa Writers Retreat 4 Day Virtual Event
After a wonderful weekend of writing in the Catskills at the Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat - #SANKOKAIV, surrounded by womyn of color, we are finally home and my heart is full. Tonight I reflect on all that I will carry from this weekend and all that I desire for this week. https://youtu.be/iFT7AZwEp4U
We are overjoyed to organize the 5th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat to be held once again in the Catskill Mountains, NY This year’s theme is: The Writer’s Journey for Survival: Connecting to Wellness and Moving Towards Wholeness May 24 - May 27, 2019 This past year has been filled with constant aggression towards women… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Sankofa Sisterhood turns five!
We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially opened for the 4th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers’ Retreat taking place in the Catskills, New York, Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th 2018. This year’s theme is: Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! We are excited about this year’s theme because the emphasis for our… Continue reading Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! #writersretreat #woc
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!
Dear Agent; So it has been too many days since I have come to the page. I have hidden. I have procrastinated. I have run. I have been embarrassed to face you because honestly, I haven’t known what to say to you. They say, “just show up!” JUST SHOW UP and the creativity will just… Continue reading Day 203: You told me to show up!!! Where you at? #dearagent
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
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
People are so kind! People are so generous! After returning from the most amazing writers retreat in Galveston,Texas I received an email from my old professor that there was space for me at her writers retreat in Costa Rica! I couldn't believe what I was reading. I met my mentor at New York University in… Continue reading Writing in Costa Rica
We met at a dinner party. Oysters were being shucked, white wine was being served and an honest conversation was taking place amongst brilliant, beautiful and fierce women. As the night progressed the conversation moved to writing. Most of us in attendance had aspirations, visions and ideas for stories and characters we were creating or… Continue reading Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett