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December 2018

JP Infante in Conversation with Julian Randall & Gabriel Ramirez

December 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Join us on December 20th for a conversation with Julian Randall & Gabriel Ramirez. Julian is Living Queer Black poet from Chicago. A Pushcart Prize nominee, he has received fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT, and the Watering Hole and was the 2015 National College Slam (CUPSI) Best Poet. Julian is the curator of Winter Tangerine Review’s Lineage of Mirrors and a poetry editor for Freezeray Magazine. He is also a co-founder of the Afrolatinx poetry collective Piel Cafe. His work has…

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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

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

Dominican Writer Reads at Teatro LaTEA

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - March 3 @ 8:00 pm
Teatro Latea, 107 Suffolk Street
New York, 10002 United States
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Durante la presentación de la obra ' Cama para Dos ' en Teatro LaTea Febrero 27- Marzo 3 y en celebración del mes de la Herencia Dominicana, Dominican Writers en colaboración con Teatrica y Teatro LaTea ha organizado tres lecturas, con tres escritores que debes conocer. 1 de Marzo @7PM- Roxana Calderon con su libro "La Casa de las Maletas"2 de Marzo @7PM- Fior Plasencia con su libro "Para Cenar Habra Nostalgia."3 de Marzo @2PM- Francis Mateo con su libro…

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Lectura de La Casa de las Maletas con Roxana Calderón

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Calecho, Calle Arzobispo Meriño 110
Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, United States
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En colaboración con la Comunidad Poética de Santo Domingo y Dominican Writers les brindamos una noche de lectura con Roxana Calderón. Las primeras cinco personas en asistir recibiran una copia gratis del libro. 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…

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Writing Workshop: Strolling Down Writers Block

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe con Libros, 724 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
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$10

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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