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LIMITED TIME: The Hatchery: BIPOC Creative Writing Workshops

Now through Dec 15, Jumpstart your reality-based prose, poetry or visual art for submission to our next anthology. No guarantees for acceptance, but you WILL gain confidence and build community. Eventbrite tickets HERE.

YEAR-ROUND: Write Now! SF Bay's year-round creative writing workshops for writers of color meet every third Saturday, 2-5pm on Zoom. Follow us on Eventbrite, or RSVP here.)

Discover your voice and style at ongoing monthly workshops. Build your skills by sharing your prose and poetry in a warm, supportive environment.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all writers of color working in any genre at any level. No writing experience needed. Participants range from emerging to published professionals. Each has a unique perspective that illuminates the Bay Area's rich diversity.

REGISTER: Look for us on Eventbrite: Space is limited to 12 workshoppers, so reserve a spot for 15 minutes each to read up to 1000 words and receive supportive feedback. (Listeners also welcome). Register by Friday night to get the Zoom link and upload your work to Google Drive (optional). Your $10 voluntary donation supports our programs and upcoming anthology.

This long-running group has served 200 writers since 2015. It draws a wonderful and unpredictable mix of prose writers, poets and other artists at every level, genre, and background—from beginning writers to published prizewinners—from the Bay Area and beyond.

ANTHOLOGIES: Submissions open November 15 for our fourth anthology of prose, poetry and visual art by Bay Area BIPOC writers and artists.

ONE-ON-ONE EDITING by arrangement.

WRITE NOW! SF Bay • • writenowsf(at)gmail(dot)com

Fiscally sponsored by Intersection for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Intersection for the Arts is a historic arts nonprofit that provides people working in arts and culture with fiscal sponsorship and resources to grow.

Supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission. This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit