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Brooklyn Poets, YAWP November 2019 Poet of the Month - Winner

November 11, 2019

Congratulations! Brooklyn Poets - November 2019 Poet of the month.

Emotive Frution - Came Back With A Clap Back

November 18, 2015

Performed by a cast of stage and film actors 

 

Directed by Nikki M. James

 

Poems written by Shafina Ahmed, Allison Albino, Keisha-Gaye Anderson, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Kim Brandon, Emily Brandt, Nicole Callihan, Janel Cloyd, LeConte Dill, Allison Escoto, Jennifer Franklin, Catherine Gigante-Brown, Julie Hart, Emma Hine, Brionne Janae, Dara Kalima, Ellen Kombiyil, Angela Lockhart-Aronoff, Christine Malvasi, Bonnie Rose Marcas, Caitlin Grace McDonnell, Theta Pavis, Sahar Romani, Stephanie Rogers, Benny Sisson, KC Trommer, Irene Villaseñor, and Anna Limontas-Salisbury.

 

National Novel Writer's Month - Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

November 27, 2015

Each November 1st, I start out with a blank document.  And have written 50,000 words by November 30th eight years in a row. 

National Novel Writer's Month - Winner

November 20, 2014

On November 1st, 2014 I set out to write a novel in 30 days.  "A Joe for Annie Mae",  I enjoyed the characters so much that I finished the first draft in 20 days.  I had been wanting to tell Annie Mae's story for many years and  with the ancestors help it flowed onto the page.  Look for the novel in print soon.

MoCada Museum in Brooklyn

October 01, 2014

Poetry Reading

Scholarship Fundraiser - Sankofa International Academy

October 01, 2014

Co-hosted event and performed original poetry.  The "village" came out and supported the children of Sankofa and they were treated to an evening of hot Jazz and smoking poetry.

Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

October 18, 2014

Hosted Annual Dinner and preformed original poetry

Storytelling  at the Sankofa International Academy

September 01, 2014

Performed "The Eagles Who Thought They Were Chickens" story to the sweetest most attentive students that I have ever had the pleasure of addressing.

Barnes & Noble Women of Color Writer's Workshop Showcase

July 01, 2014

Read from "Baltimore City Blues."

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