The Writing Midwife

In the Writing from the Womb workshop I work closely with writers at all levels who have chosen me as their “Writing Midwife” to walk with them on this incredibly lonely journey that is the writers life. Over the years, Writing from the Womb has grown into the most sacred model of what it means to… Continue reading The Writing Midwife

SANKOFA SISTERHOOD KEYNOTE

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

Solidarity Through the Decolonization of Ourselves #decolonizelatinx

I am honored to be facilitating a workshop at the New England Latinx Student Leadership Conference:    Reconciling Identities: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Policing of Blackness! Can you be light-skinned Latinx, practitioner of Regla de Ocha and a lesbian? How does one deconstruct racism and self-hate?  Decolonizing conditioned ideas requires the deconstructing of thoughts: Who… Continue reading Solidarity Through the Decolonization of Ourselves #decolonizelatinx

Lesbian Love Storytellers #baad!ass #freenycevents

  LES HISTOIRES D'LESBIAN AMOUR / THE STORIES OF LESBIAN LOVE returns to the BAAD!ASS Women's Festival. Join us for an evening celebrating and preserving lesbian stories. In honor of the lesbian women of color writers and artists who have come before us and those creating beautiful work today. A night where we Intersect activism,… Continue reading Lesbian Love Storytellers #baad!ass #freenycevents

Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent

Commit To Your Writing! This year the New York City Latina Writers Group will be celebrating TEN years as an organization and writing community. There is so much I want to say about that, and I will at a later date. I want to formally announce that WENDY ANGULO has been named the NYC Latina… Continue reading Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent

GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FREE FILM SERIES

If you're looking for something fun, inspiring and FREE to do join us for an amazing LGBTQ film series. Come with your lover, come with your friends... the point is we want you to come. (Insert pun) You are cordially invited to this year's: GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FEBRUARY 4-14 | GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! is an annual… Continue reading GET TOUGH, GET BAAD! FREE FILM SERIES

Writing is a Brave Act!

Good morning! I woke today to my first donation for my Costa Rica Writer’s Retreat. And I feel so very grateful! Buenos dias! Hoy amaneci recibí mi primera donación. Me siento tan agradecida! When you find your “passion” and live with “purpose” there is no turning back. The moment I picked up the pen to… Continue reading Writing is a Brave Act!

“Who are you to tell the story of black people? 

WHO AM I TO TELL THE STORY OF BLACK PEOPLE?   "Who are you to tell the story of black people? It's not your place! You're not even black!" She said.  Like I have NO right. Like it's not my place. Like I am one of the white faces that come to our lands to take… Continue reading “Who are you to tell the story of black people? 

FREE EVENT! “Deepening our Womanhood: Identity and Diversity”

CALLNG ALL HEALERS! ARTISTS! ACTIVISTS! ORGANIZERS! WITCHES! Join us for what will be an incredibly powerful event happening tomorrow, Saturday, August 29th at Hostos Community College located at 450 Grand Concourse Avenue at 149th Street at 10:00AM! 300 womyn expected! 30+ volunteers! Food donations! Music! Dance! Workshops and Panels! For Immediate Release August 26th 2015 Génesis… Continue reading FREE EVENT! “Deepening our Womanhood: Identity and Diversity”