NYWC City Voices – Adult Open Genre

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REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED.

TAKE A LOOK AT A FEW OTHER NYWC CITY VOICES WORKSHOPS HERE.

Afro-Futurism & Magical Realism with Angela Lockhart at the

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts

Wednesdays/  5:30-7:00 p.m.   /  80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn   /   Beginning February 4

Join NY Writers Coalition at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan (MoCADA) Arts for an eight-week creative writing workshop in which participants will utilize writing prompts to explore and encourage first draft writing that reflects realistic and fantastical elements of magical realism in the African diaspora.

Prompts will be informed by the writings of Toni Morrison (Beloved), Garcia Marquez (100 Years of Solitude), Ben Okri (The Famished Road) Gloria Naylor (Mama Day), Randall Kenan (A Visitation of Spirit), and others. The workshop will end with an open mic in MoCADA’s gallery on March 27.

 Writers of all genres, experience levels, and backgrounds are welcome!

8 Weeks  /   $75

REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED.

TAKE A LOOK AT A FEW OTHER NYWC CITY VOICES WORKSHOPS HERE.

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Angela M. Lockhart

ABOUT ANGELA M. LOCKHART

Angela M. Lockhart is a poet and performance artist with a day job. She has offered summer creative writing workshops at the World Fellowship Center in New Hampshire and has served as Artistic Director and writing consultant with folk singer Bev Grant and the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus. An NYWC workshop leader since 2010, Angela taps her social service and educational theatre experience to lead creative writing workshops for people living in women’s shelters and homeless community residences in New York City.
 
Angela’s poetry is published in the anthology of political female poets, From the Web, and several of her poems have been published by NY Writers Coalition Press in the anthology What if Writing is Dreaming Together?  She has also self-published a chapbook, What Is It You Think You See?