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January 2019

Penning the Stars w/ Carolina Pichardo

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Free 1 spot left

Astrology has been around for hundreds of years, and it's only now that many – especially writers – are tapping into it as an established wisdom to better create and write. Does astrology influence your writing style, routine and writing habits? How can you better tap into your writing strengths and weaknesses using astrology as a guide? Workshop attendees will learn more about their planet placements, such as Mercury, the Sun and Moon, and how these influence their writing and living…

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Book Reading with Melania-Luisa Marte

January 25 @ 6:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Free

Join us for an intimate book reading with Melania-Luisa. She will be performing poems from her debut book, “MELA.” Reserve your signed copy of "Mela" by submitting Paypal payment to melanialuisapoetry@gmail.com   Melania-Luisa Marte is a first-generation American. She was born in the Bronx and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. Her multi-cultured upbringing inspires her to write about navigating the world as a native Spanish speaker of Afro-Dominican descent. She is also a member of…

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February 2019

Lanzamiento de libro “La Casa de las Maletas”

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Barepas, 1792 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10031 United States
Free – $12.99

Roxana Calderón, en su primer libro de poesía titulado La Casa de las Maletas, nos abre los compartimentos de su corazón, usando una voz confesional y personal. Calderón, es capaz de navegar las altas y bajas de cada sentimiento. Sus pensamientos íntimos nos presentan con la oportunidad de reflexionar sobre las relaciones que definen nuestras vidas. Su poesía revela ideales que queremos compartir con otros pero que a veces no nos atrevemos. La Casa de las Maletas nos permite decidir…

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March 2019

Series: Writers you should know w/ Elisabet Velasquez: Strolling Down Writers Block

March 22 @ 6:30 pm
Cafe con Libros, 724 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
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Free

No matter where you live, there’s one place all writers are familiar with. Writers Block.  We've all been to The Block at some point in our experience with writing. Some of us have visited The Block briefly and eventually found our way back to the page. some of us are exhausted from circling The Block in search of inspiration. In this generative writing workshop we’ll explore Writers Block. Participants will generate new work using a variety of prompts to begin…

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May 2019

“Dominicanish” The Dominican Writers Conference 2019

May 4
City College of the City of New York, 160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
$10 – $20

  The Dominican Writers Conference, created by a group of Dominican Women Writers in New York, firmly believe our stories must be told by us. Our objective is to offer emerging and established Dominican writers, and the communities that support us, an event that celebrates the important works generated from the diaspora, but also to render opportunities for more Dominican writers to break into publishing. The first annual Dominican Writers Conference will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at The…

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