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[live] Free writing workshop! A workshop for writers of color // Zoom

Geared toward marginalized writers who may lack access to MFA programs, workshops, and conferences,

Saturday, February 20th
Sunday, February 21st
12 – 3 pm PT
Zoom.

 

Prepping to Publish is a six-hour, two-session intensive.

Sonora will select 8 to 12 students based on the quality of their submissions, and students will leave the course with a formatted manuscript, a critiqued query letter, and a tailored list of editors, journals, and publishing houses that might be a good home for their work.

 

Instructor:

SONORA JHA, Ph.D., is an essayist, novelist, and professor of journalism at Seattle University. She is the author of the novel Foreign (Random House India, 2013) and the forthcoming How to Raise a Feminist Son: Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of my Family (Sasquatch Books, 2021). She teaches fiction and essay writing for the Richard Hugo House and Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat, and her writing has garnered many awards and residencies.

This workshop is part of a three-event collaborative project between Aunt Lute Books and POC United in support of writers of color. The events are made possible by funds from the California Arts Council.

 

For the other events, please visit the links below:

Panel: Creating Our Own Table, Wednesday, April 7th, 2021: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aunt-lute-x-poc-united-presents-the-panel-creating-our-own-table-tickets-133253297199

Reading: Isolation, Thursday, May 13th, 2021: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aunt-lute-x-poc-united-presents-a-reading-isolation-tickets-133266558865

 

ABOUT POC UNITED:

POC United is a literary safe space of creative play far removed from the white gaze, a place where writers of color can focus on one another in solidarity. To showcase multi-genre works by writers of color, POC United created GRAFFITI, a bestselling anthology, which is a Silver Winner of the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award for Anthologies.

For more on POC United, please visit pocunited.com.

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February 20 2021

Details

Start: February 20 @ 12:00 pm
End: February 21 @ 3:00 pm
Cost: FREE
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Venue

Zoom