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ART SANCTUARY CELEBRATION OF BLACK WRITING FESTIVAL

Art Sanctuary

Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

ART SANCTUARY CELEBRATION OF BLACK WRITING FESTIVAL

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
10:30am - 12:00pm Blockson Collection: Reading & Discussion featuring Haki Madhubuti with moderator Greg Carr, Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies at Howard University Ended Free  
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Advocacy Journalism with panelists Linn Washington & Akiba Solomon. Moderated by Annette John-Hall Ended Free  
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All Girls Event featuring Deborah Gregory with moderator Rakia Reynolds Ended Free  
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Writing From Your Spiritual Axis with facilitator Bernice McFadden Ended Free  
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mainstage Panel: Growing from Good to Great: Reading, Writing and Community featuring Marita Golden, Bernice McFadden, Malaika Adero, Dr. Haki Madhubuti, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and Kevin Powell, with moderator April Silver Ended Free  
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Publisher’s Open Call with Max Rodriguez (for manuscript review, registration required: info@artsanctuary.org) Ended Free  
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Finding a Better Business Model” with panelists: Nakea Murray, Shadeqa Johnson and Malaika Adero Ended Free  
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Youth Activism featuring panelists Marc Lamont Hill, Lumumba Bandele, and Gabriel Bryant with moderator: LaTosha Brown Ended Free  
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Black Mental Health with panelists: Charlotte Pierce Baker and Bassey Ikpi Ended Free  
2:00 - 3:30 Film Screening: Tango MacBeth by Nadine Patterson Ended Free  
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: What is Urban Fiction? Panelist Nakea Murray, Micheal Gonzales with moderator Vanessa J. Morris Ended Free  
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Freelance Journalism Workshop with Aliya King Ended Free  

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Event Details

Saturday, June 2 (11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Indoor/Outdoor Festival

Location: Temple University


10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Reading & Discussion: Blockson Collection

Featured Author: Haki Madhubuti

Moderator: Greg Carr, Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies at Howard University


10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 

  1. Panel Discussion: Advocacy Journalism
    Panelists:
    Linn Washington, Akiba Solomon
  2. Moderator: Annette John-Hall, Philadelphia Inquirer

 

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

All Girls Event featuring Deborah Gregory 

Moderator: DJ Diamond Kuts

 

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  1. Workshop: Writing From Your Spiritual Axis  
  2. This workshop will focus on harvesting the power of creativity. McFadden believes that deep writing does not come from the mind; rather, it comes from the spirit or the soul that has memories of which we are unaware. Attendees will learn how to cull those memories using various writing and meditation exercisess.
  3. Facilitator: Bernice McFadden

 

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Mainstage Panel: Growing from Good to Great: Reading, Writing and Community
    Panelists:
    Marita Golden, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Bernice McFadden, Malaika Adero, Dr. Haki Madhubuti and Kevin Powell
    Moderator:
    April Silver

 

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Publisher’s Open Call: Max Rodriguez

  1. Editors from HBF Publishers in association with Harlem Book Fair will see writers, consider manuscripts for publication, and give professional advice to writers. Bring a one-page synopsis and/or the first ten pages of your fiction or non-fiction manuscript for a twenty-minute consultation. Registration is required. Please email the following to info@artsanctuary.org: one page synopsis (in MS Word Format) or the first 10 pages of a completed manuscript (only if you want to be considered for publishing opportunities). Note: consideration will be given to those who have pre-registered.

 

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  1. Panel Discussion: “Finding a Better Business Model”
  2. As it gets tougher to sell books and e-books, publishers find new ways to publish and market.  How does it affect what you write and read?  Listen as these publishing house representatives provide tips and discuss how they are finding a better business model in order to sell books.
  3. Panelists:  Nakea Murray, Shadeqa Johnson and Malaika Adero

 

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Youth Activism

Panelists: Marc Lamont Hill, Lumumba Bandele, and Gabriel Bryant

Moderator: LaTosha Brown


2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Black Mental Health

Panelists: Charlotte Pierce Baker and Bassey Ikpi


3:30 p.m.to 5:30 p.m.

  1. Panel Discussion: What is Urban Fiction?
  2. Where do we draw the line? Is it too gratuitous? Is it too graphic or sexual? Does it exploit the urban narrative? Is it considered true literature? If an urban novel is too graphic does that negate its literary value? How does or doesn’t urban fiction affect the literary life in the urban community?
  3. Panelists: Nakea Murray, Micheal Gonzales
  4. Moderator: Vanessa J. Morris

 

 

For more information about the 28th Annual Celebration of Black Writing please visit our website at www.artsanctuary.org

 

See you there!!

 


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When & Where


Temple University Ritter Hall Annex
1301 W. Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Art Sanctuary

Art Sanctuary uses the power of black art to transform individuals, create and build community and foster cultural understanding. 

Our Core Values:

 

  1.  Art Sanctuary believes art connects people.
  2. Art Sanctuary is committed to the value of the inner city.
  3. Art Sanctuary is committed to preserving black art.
  4. Art Sanctuary is a catalyst for transformative experiences through black art.


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