REGISTRATION OPEN: Sankofa Sisterhood turns five!

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!

Self Care as a Form of Resistance!

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!

Meet Sankofa Sisterhood Workshop Facilitator

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

Giving back! An AfroLatina Retreat!

It is not every day we hear about people who give back!  An incredible woman by the name of Icess Fernandez was the recipient of the Owl Award where she has chosen to fund a weekend writing retreat for 4 to 5 AfroLatina writers from different disciplines ‐‐ fiction, poetry, non‐fiction ‐‐ to explore the… Continue reading Giving back! An AfroLatina Retreat!

Writing Retreat: Releasing the Selfless Woman: Becoming the Selfish Writer!

SAVE THE DATE The NYC Latina Writers Group is honored to announce the First Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat ~ Releasing the Selfless Woman: Becoming the Selfish Writer! Friday, May 22 - Monday, May 25th, 2015 In the Catskill Mountains you will be provided a sacred space to create, hone and nurture your craft surrounded… Continue reading Writing Retreat: Releasing the Selfless Woman: Becoming the Selfish Writer!