What we're about

This group is for women, femme & non-binary writers of color (Black, Indigenous, POC) looking to share writing feedback in a supportive, constructive community. Open to fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and hybrid genres. Aspiring and experienced, published and unpublished writers welcome!

Structure (evolving based on group feedback!):

- Meet 2x per month at a public DC location

- Members who want feedback bring 5-10 copies of their work (max 3500 words) for members to read at meeting OR join our email list if you want feedback ahead of the meeting (can email the group up to 15 pages, double-spaced)

- Group discusses goals, hopes, challenges specific to WOC writers, and gives 2-4 writers constructive verbal and/or written feedback per meeting

Upcoming events (1)

Women Writers of Color Writing Critique Meeting

Sankofa Video Books & Café

Join us for the next meeting of the womxn of color writing critique group! Meet other BIWOC (Black, Indigenous, Womxn of Color) writers in the DMV, and share creative writing feedback in a supportive community. This is a regular in-person group that meets 2x per month. New members are always welcome to attend! IF YOU'D LIKE TO HAVE YOUR PIECE WORKSHOPPED, PLEASE COMMENT BELOW! HOW TO SUBMIT: Bring 5-10 copies of your manuscript for members to read at the meeting (max 3500 words). OR Message me to join our email list, where you can submit a longer manuscript (up to 15 pages, double-spaced) in advance of the meeting if you'd like more in-depth feedback MEETING STRUCTURE: ~20 minutes of discussion on goals, hopes & challenges specific to WOC writers; ~60 minutes of constructive feedback for 2-4 pieces. Please don't be shy to submit! Please share this event with other BIWOC writers you know, and comment below if you have any questions! Can't wait to read your words!

Past events (2)

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