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June 2019

Write with Infante: The 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Person

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
FREE 12 tickets left

“Is my story meant to be told in this point of view?”  In this class we will read stories in 1st , 2nd and 3rd person.  After discussion and analysis of these perspectives participants will write the same story in three different perspectives.  The class will end with a talk on the function of each perspective, their possibilities and limitations.  Final Work Product: Three incomplete drafts each in different point of views. If you have not completed this form before,…

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July 2019

Corito Sano Backyard BBQ Bash

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
La Casita, 570 West 159th Street
New York, New York 10032 United States
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$12 52 tickets left

La Sala Talks & Dominican Writers presents the first Backyard BBQ Bash of the summer!  Join us for a social event with fun, food & friends. music, vendors and so much more. Reserve your entrance now. ___ Follow  @lasalatalks

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A Guide to writing Micro-Fiction

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Free 12 tickets left

This Workshop will have students reading and writing microfiction.  We will look at micro short-stories from Sudden Fiction anthologies, Noon Literary Journal, and others. We will read the work of Sandra Cisneros, Etgar Keret & Francis Mateo.  We will look at the elements that make up a micro fiction and why they resonate. We will look at publications that specialize in microfiction.  Final Work Product: The end will result in a rough draft(s) aimed at a journal that specializes in…

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August 2019

So you want to be a Writer?

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Free 20 spots left

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry and experimental ways of storytelling all have one thing in common for latinx writers: though it may be a passion of the heart, many of us lack the resources, means or knowledge on how to lay, then navigate, a path toward a successful writing career. And though our family and friends are often impressed by our devotion (wepa, dique escritor/a!), many are puzzled by our insistence that being a writer is a real job. Our bank accounts…

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