FREE BRIO Writing Workshop: Sensory Story Project w/Aldina Vazao Kennedy

Bronx, NY

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FREE  Writing Workshop:  Sensory Story Project

BRIO Winner Aldina Vazao Kennedy

Emerging and beginner fiction writers are encouraged to attend this FREE writing workshop led by an award-winning writer. 

Aldina Vazao Kennedy, BRIO winner, writer and teacher, will lead the small group in discussion and writing exercises that will inspire and motivate.  During the Sensory Story Project, Ms Kennedy will use sensory props to build storytelling skills and to set evocative scenes for fiction or memoir.  Participants should bring a notebook and pencils.

Reservations are required.  Space is limited.

Aldina Vazão Kennedy is writing a nonfiction novel about love, authoritarianism, and rebellion in 20th century Portugal. She won a BCA BRIO fellowship in 2005 for a collection of short stories about her family’s history. Kennedy directed the 2010 Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival, the largest free poetry festival in New York State. Her poetry appears in Underwater New York, an online anthology. Kennedy won a Pulitzer for spot reporting in 1992 for her team covering of the Union Square subway crash. She majored in foreign policy and diplomacy at Brown University and has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

This is a program of the Bronx Writers Center and BRIO, part of the Bronx Council on the Arts.

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