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The Abuela Stories Project

Saturday, February 25, 2017

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

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This program will include a workshop, open mic, and photography exhibition.

Award-winning performance poet Peggy Robles-Alvarado and the multi-talented and highly-acclaimed poet Vanessa Chica Ferreira will facilitate an hour-long workshop using The Abuela Stories Project book as a tool to generate original writing.

Writers of all ages, identifiers, genres and levels are welcome. The second hour will be dedicated to a reading by select women writers featured in The Abuela Stories Project Book and an open mic where writers can share their work to cheers, claps, and finger snaps. Photographs featured in The Abuela Stories Project book, by Bronx-based visual artist Daisy Arroyo, will be on display during the event.


Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park Accessible
2640 Grand Concourse
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(718) 365-5516

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