DC Launch of Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

Politics and Prose, Wharf 70 District Square SW, Washington, D.C.

Celebrate the launch of Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience. This new collection of poems focuses on the experiences of first- and second-generation immigrants and refugees. Published by Seven Stories Press. Edited by Patrice Vecchione and Alyssa Raymond. To begin the evening, poets JoAnn Balingit and Elizabeth Acevedo will read […]

Macondo Writers Workshop

Exited to work with Dorothy Allison, who is leading the nonfiction/memoir workshop at upcoming Macondo Writers Workshop virtual edition! And ready to be inspired by the works of Macondista writer-activists. In addition to workshops, there will be three nights of readings including a faculty reading July 29 7:00-8:30 pm CST. All readings free and open […]

Weekend festival: In the Company of Laureates 2023

Woodbridge Senior High School 3001 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge, VA

If you are trying to plan your weekend October 7 - 8, I hope you'll include In the Company of Laureates at Woodbridge Senior High School in Woodbridge, Virginia.  Twenty poets laureate will gather to read and offer generative writing workshops: current and former national, state, county and community poets laureate from Pennsylvania, West Virginia […]