African Voices Cultural Circle Conference: June 19, 2010

African Voices Cultural Circle Conference – Finding the Creative Space to Write & Make Art

African Voices annual Cultural Circle Conference will offer a special forum for busy parents and professionals to learn from successful authors and artists on how they carved the creative space to write and work as artists. The conference will include a writing workshop, panels and a booksigning for author Jacqueline Johnson.

The forum will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2010, from 12:30 pm-5:30 pm at African Voices, 270 W. 96th Street (between Broadway & West End Avenue). To register visit www.africanvoices.com.

Registration: $20 ($5 off for advance online registration). Register online and get a chance to win a FREE copy of Julia Cameron’s classic book The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. For information call: 212 865-2982.

Guest Circle leaders include:

Jwajiku Korantema, the author of the children’s book You Are Special, Beautiful Child; Aleathia Brown, celebrated Bronx artist; filmmaker Camille Holder-Brown, the director of A Period Piece and Kiki Somerville, the author of Under the Covers with Kiki Rockstar, a collection of erotic short stories and photos.

Gifted poet/writer Ekere Tallie, the author of the chapbook Mother Nature: Thoughts on Nourish Your Body, Mind, and Spirit During Pregnancy and Beyond, will moderate the panel on “Finding the Creative Space to Write & Make Art.” Featured author Jacqueline Johnson, the author of A Gathering of Mother Tongues, will read from her new chapbook The African Angel Goddess Poems. Sandrine Dupiton, an inspirational speaker/poet/journalist, will lead the poetry workshop.

Founded in 2000, the Cultural Circle Conference provides writers and artists with a chance to learn about opportunities and careers in the publishing industry.

Please register in advance, seating is limited! Thanks!

USE DISCOUNT CODE: AV MEMBERS10 ($5 off)

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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