RAWI (The Radius of Arab American Writers) is sponsoring a one-day creative writing workshop for people of color, all members of historically marginalized groups, and their allies.
When: March 18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Johns Hopkins University, 1717 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 (DuPont Circle)
Purpose: To work on literary craft in the pursuit of raising our voices
Who Should Attend? Any writer who is a person of color, a member of an historically marginalized community, and/or an ally. We especially invite Arab- and Muslim- American writers to participate.
Who is putting this on? Supporters: RAWI, The Johns Hopkins University’s MA in Writing Program, Barrelhouse Magazine, and a host of authors and writers
What is the cost? $30 per person (includes breakfast)
What Can I Expect?
-A featured workshop on writing and social justice by author Willona Sloan
-Genre-specific workshops (poetry, fiction, essay) to focus on craft and offer constructive feedback
-A panel on publishing and marketing your writing
-A signed copy of a book by one of our generous allies!
-A light breakfast/coffee sponsored by Barrelhouse Magazine.
-An opportunity to network with other writers and editors
-A supportive and energizing environment!
Questions?: Email RAWI’s Workshop Coordinator Susan Muaddi Darraj susanmd (at) gmail.com.
Ready to get to work? Register here: https://arabamericanwriters.org/workshops/
Space is limited to 30 people!