Writing Workshop with Connie Pertuz-Mesa

Date: Tuesday, 6/21

Time: 7:00 PM

In this connecting to the SELF through personal narratives class, we will delve into writing as a healing tool. 
We will look at examples of personal essays and generate our own prose. 

Teacher: Connie Pertuz Mesa

Connie Pertuz Meza, a Colombian American writer, inspired to pen pieces about her life, family, and ancestors. A two decade long NYC public school educator and mother of two teenagers. Connie’s writing appeared in The Rumpus, Kweli Literary Journal, Lunch Ticket, Chalkbeat, The Nasonia, Women Who Roar, Herstryblg, Intervenxtions NYU Latinx Project, Raising Mothers, Dreamers Creative Writing, Voices In The Middle, The Acentos Review, MUTHA, and several anthologies. Connie is a three-time VONA alum and board member, two time Tin House participant, 2021 Kweli emerging writer fellow, 2021 Keywest Seminar Work In Progress Finalist, and 2021 Aspen Words Ricardo Salinas Latinx recipient. 

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