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Breaking Silences & Envisioning the Future: A Generative Creative Writing Workshop Part 2
Saturday, August 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join us on Saturday, August 14th at 11:30AM CT via Zoom for the virtual writing workshop, “Breaking Silences & Envisioning the Future: A Generative Creative Writing Workshop Part 2,” with Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate 2020 and co-founder of Poets Against Walls.
In this workshop we will continue where we left off after the first one, and for those who registered for the first one but could not attend, you are also welcome to join this one! Special guest writer and activist Sehba Sarwar will also join the workshop and share tips and a writing exercise.
Register for the virtual workshop here on Eventbrite, there are 20 spots available at this point!
Spanish Interpretation will be provided.
Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate 2020 and co-founder of Poets Against Walls, is the author of With the River on Our Face and Solstice. She is a professor of creative writing at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and also serves as associate director of the Center for Mexican American Studies. Currently, she is the 2021 Consulting Artist-in-Residence for the Just Futures project with UTSA in collaboration with the Esperanza. Visit www.emmyperez.com
Sehba Sarwar creates text and art that tackle displacement and women’s issues. The second edition of her novel Black Wings was released in 2019 (Veliz Books), and her work has appeared in New York Times, Creative Time Reports, Callaloo and elsewhere. Based in Los Angeles, Sarwar offers workshops at universities, public schools, and community centers. Her papers are archived at the University of Houston. Visit www.sehbasarwar.com
For questions, call 210.228.0201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This programming is made possible by our generous donors, Buena Gente and the Mellon Foundation. Donate via credit card @ www.esperanzacenter.org/donate or www.venmo.com/esperanzacenter. Gracias!