FIRST DOMINICAN WRITERS CONFERENCE HONORS JOSEFINA BAEZ

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FIRST DOMINICAN WRITERS CONFERENCE HONORS JOSEFINA BAEZ First Dominican Writers Conference Honors Josefina BaezOn Saturday May 4th, 2019 The City College of New York hosted the inaugural Dominican Writers Conference. The brainchild of Dominican-American author Angela Abreu, the conference welcomed over 300 established and budding writers from the Dominican diaspora. Abreu is also the founder [….]

Impresiones de la Dominican Writers Conference

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Impresionces de la Dominican Writers Conference La elocuente coherencia de Dominican Writers (Mis impresiones a veinte días de la conferencia). Las palabras “elocuencia” y “coherencia” tienen un tinte contundente; rocas que nadie quiere levantar hasta que viene alguien y se da a la tarea de mover esa vaina cueste lo que cueste.  Me atrevo a [….]

Dominicanish: A Diasporic Commemoration

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Dominican ish A Diasporic Commemoration “I learned that it is ultimately UP TO US to shift the false narratives that have been told about us and not by us. That we are worthy, we are omnipotent, we are DOMINICANS coño and we do not play!” ‘Dominican ish ,’ the first annual Dominican Writers Conference, was [….]

Listin Diario: Dominicanish”, la primera conferencia anual de escritores dominicanos en Nueva York​

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“Dominicanish”, la primera conferencia anual de escritores dominicanos en Nueva York By Carolina Pichardo-Santo Domingo Este sábado se realizará en Nueva York “Dominicanish”, la primera Conferencia Anual de Escritores Dominicanos en honor a la autora Josefina Báez. En el evento, que se llevará a cabo en el City College of New York, vía el patrocinio [….]

Remezcla: This Conference Aims to Give Writers the Tools They Need to Navigate the Publishing Industry​

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Dominicanish. It’s how many people of Dominican heritage – those who have wondered if they’re Dominican enough – feel. The word is the central focus of an upcoming writers conference aimed at demystifying the publishing process for this community. Behind this new event is a group of powerhouse women, who hope to build community for writers who feel Dominicanish.

The Dominican Writers Conference

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Dominicanish: The Dominican Writers Conference in Honor of Josefina Baez Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9AM-6PM City College of New York NYC, NY Facebook Twitter Instagram Writers of all colors, cultures, classes, and genders are welcome to register. Register Here Click here What to expect at the conference Writing Workshops Speak for Yourself: Tips for an [….]

Owning Brooklyn: An Interview with Naima Coster

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Owning Brooklyn: An interview with Naima Coster Excerpt as published on The Paris Review written by Carina del Valle Schorske Facebook Twitter Instagram Naima Coster and I met in passing in college at Yale. We had people in common, but I knew her first onstage. I remember watching Naima perform on the step team: her long braid was [….]