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Date: Saturday, July 29 Duration: 2 Hours | 11 AM – 1 PM EST Location: Online Cost: $125 10 seats available! Details Throughout history, Black women have resisted oppression. From colonization to the #metoo movement, Black women have done the labor of building community, seeking justice, and creating safe spaces for others. Letters For Revolution is a historical fiction writing course, where true historical stories of women who resisted oppression are combined with epistolary writing techniques. This story combines the best of history and fiction and gives you the tools to ground yourself in storytelling. Click here for more info and to register for LETTERS FOR REVOLUTION.

📌 WORKSHOP | SPARK: A CreaTiff Writing Club

Dates: Sundays, June 9 – June 30 Duration: 1.5 Hours | 5 PM – 6:30 PM EST Location: Online Cost: $40 13 seats left! Details In this writing workshop, Tiffany B. Grantham will provide a space for creativity and learning. Workshop participants will explore their creativity through different mediums of instrumental music, art and material culture with inspired dialogue. How can a writer learn and express their creativity without fear of their voice being rejected? “The cure is to have it welcomed and affirmed.”–Pat Schneider Participants will have the option to share their work and receive verbal feedback. Previous writing experience is not required. Click here for more info and to register for SPARK: A CreaTiff Writing Club.

📌WORKSHOP | Writing Deliciously: Food & Memory

Dates: May 18 Duration: 2 Hours | 2 PM – 4 PM PST (5 PM – 7 PM EST) Location: Online Cost: $75 17 seats left! Details How can writing about food open up evocative spaces of comfort, family, ancestral lineage, memory, shared rituals, and desires? How can writing through and about food strengthen our communities and open up our creative craft? Along with celebrating and exploring food writing by poets such Naomi Shihab Nye, Audre Lorde, Chen Chen, and Lucille Clifton, this class will offer numerous delicious writing prompts and opportunities for feedback, connection, and sharing. Click here for more info and to register for WRITING DELICIOUSLY: FOOD & MEMORY. READ MORE: Ten Questions for Jane Wong AND MORE: Have You Eaten Yet?  Plus, we’re holding a special Q&A with Jane Wong and you’ve got until May 10 to get your questions in!

WORKSHOP: Writing Through Life’s Transitions

Dates: May 1, May 3, May 5 Duration: 2.5 Hours | 7:30 PM – 10 PM EST (MAY 1 & 3); 12:30 PM – 3 PM EST (MAY 5) Location: Online Cost: $275 15 spaces available Details Explore the art of using writing as a powerful tool to navigate significant life transitions. Led by an experienced educator and writer, this course will delve into crafting compelling narratives inspired by personal experiences. Participants will learn how to harness the power of storytelling to find healing, transformation, and strength during times of change. Click here for more info and to register for WRITING THROUGH LIFE’S TRANSITIONS.

WORKSHOP: Love as Liberation for BIPOC Writers

Date: April 20 Duration: 2 Hours | 10 AM – 12 PM PST (1 – 3 PM EST) Location: Online Cost: $55 15 spaces available Details In this writing wellness workshop, “Love as Liberation for BIPOC Writers,” Dr. Cecilia Caballero will draw on bell hooks’ assertion that love is an action and practice of freedom. Inspired by hooks’ “All About Love,” workshop participants will explore love as liberation through a guided meditation led by Cecilia, generative and self-reflective writing prompts, and group dialogue. How can love as liberation, the inner work of healing, and the power of poetics strengthen relationships with ourselves, our families, and our communities of color? Participants will also have the option to verbally share their writing and receive verbal feedback from Cecilia. No previous writing experience necessary. Click here for more info and to register for this workshop.