From Process to Progress—A Poetry Writing Workshop with t’ai freedom ford (May 2)

From Process to Progress—A Poetry Writing Workshop with t’ai freedom ford (May 2)


This workshop will examine the processes of other writers in order to understand and define our personal writing process so that we may begin to produce and progress.

t’ai freedom ford is a New York City high school English teacher and Cave Canem Fellow. She received her MFA in Fiction from Brooklyn College. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Drunken Boat, Kweli, Bomb Magazine and others.  Her poetry has appeared in The African American Review, Vinyl, Muzzle, Gulf Coast, Tin House, Poetry and others. Her work has also been featured in several anthologies including The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop and Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color. In 2012 and 2013, she completed two multi-city tours as a part of a queer women of color literary salon, The Revival. In 2014, she was the winner of The Feminist Wire’s inaugural poetry contest judged by Evie Shockley. She was a 2015 Center for Fiction Fellow and the Poetry Project’s 2016 Emerge-Surface-Be Poetry fellow. Winner of the 2015 To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize, her first poetry collection, how to get over is available from Red Hen Press. t’ai lives and loves in Brooklyn where she is an editor at No, Dear Magazine.

PHOTO CREDIT: Dominique Sindayiganza 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 7-9pm NY Writers Coalition, 4th Floor | 80 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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