IN SOLIDARITY: RAWI Creative Writing Workshop

rawiIN SOLIDARITY: RAWI Creative Writing Workshop

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)

Ready to get to work? Register here:

Space is limited to 30 people!

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