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أهلا و سهلا

Middle Eastern and North African Voices Writing Program

Early Career Writers of MENA (Middle Eastern/ North African) descent ages 16+ can apply to take part in a FREE virtual creative writing workshop and publication project at the West Warwick public library.
For more information check out the program overview section below.

Applications are open until 4/10/22



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Thank you to our Community Partners for collaborating to make this possible!


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Program Overview

Weekly schedule summary

Virtual meetings Tuesdays  and Thursdays from 3 pm to 4:30 pm EST
April 19th- July 28th

  1. Introduction & Module 1

  2. Guest 1 & Module 2

  3. Guest 2 & Module 3

  4. Guest 3 & Module 4

  5. Independent work week/ Virtual office hours

  6. Workshops (2-hour meetings)

  7. Workshops (2-hour meetings)

  8. Author/Editor meetings

9. Guest 4 & Module 5

10. Guest 5 & Module 6

11. Guest 6 & Module 7

12. Guest 7 & Module 8

13. Independent Work on Writing & Revision

14.  Independent Work on Writing & Revision

15. Independent Work on Writing & Revision

16. Book Launch TBD

Guest Speakers

American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
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