SUPPORTING WRITING & ART BY PEOPLE OF COLOR

Write Now! SF Bay builds multicultural community by reflecting the complex diversities among the Black, Brown, Indigenous and People of Color that comprise 60% of the Bay Area's population.

Since 2015, we have supported over 350 emerging and established BIPOC writers and artists. Their prose, poetry and artwork reflects the lived realities of people from all walks of life—educators, healers, activists, immigrants, LGBTQ, the formerly unhoused, and just plain folks with roots in Native America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and beyond.

 

WE SUPPORT WRITERS AND ARTISTS OF COLOR THROUGH:
  • BOOKS: Multicultural anthologies of prose, poetry and artwork

  • WORKSHOPS: Free monthly creative writing workshops

  • EVENTS: Virtual and live readings and events

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Write Now! SF Bay’s new anthology
ESSENTIAL TRUTHS: THE BAY AREA IN COLOR 
Order HERE
Watch the book launch on YouTube HERE 
UPCOMING EVENTS:​
  • MONTHLY WORKSHOP: Write Now! 3rd Saturday Creative Writing Workshop, 3-6 pm. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. BIPOCs meet every third Saturday to share work inn progress. Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, Jun 18, Jul 16, Aug 20,  Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19. Suggested donation $10. Tickets on Eventbrite (follow organizer: Write Now! SF Bay)
  • MONTHLY WORKSHOP: The BIPOC Hatchery creative writing workshop, 6-8pm. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month. On-going series of generative workshops for BIPOCs writing in any genre. Jan 18, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 9,  Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13. Suggested donation $10. Tickets on Eventbrite (follow organizer: Write Now! SF Bay)

 

  • 2022 KPIX | KCBS Jefferson Awards Presented by Multiplying Good, Jan 27, 6pm. Shizue Seigel is  among the recipients of the Jefferson Award for her work with Write Now! SF Bay. Register in advance HERE.