phati'tude Literary Magazine invites you to attend
an exciting day-long celebration that includes: workshops, panel discussion, poetry readings, musical performances, film premiere, book signings
AND the unveiling of the phat'tude Literary Magazine Winter Issue...
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH LITERATURE:
From the Harlem Renaissance Movement to Today
VOL. 2, NO. 4 Winter 2010-11 Issue
Gabrielle David, Managing Editor
Jennifer Bacon, Associate Editor
February 26, 2011,
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center
100-01 Northern Boulevard
Corona, Queens, New York 11368
REGISTER FOR WORKSHOPS
(pre-registration required for all workshops)
- The Key to Good Writing, Louis Reyes Rivera
- Community Publishing, Ron Kavanaugh
- African American Children’s Literature, Sharon Dennis Wyeth\
Special Guest Speaker: Tara Betts
Performance: Urban Word NYC
Film Premiere: DUST
a film produced and directed by Shane Book
based on his poetry collection, Ceiling of Sticks (Univ. of Nebraska Press)
winner of the 2009 Prairie Schooner Book Prize
Poetry Readings: phati’tude writers
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The First Annual phati’tude African American Literary Festival is a program of the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) and is co-sponsored by Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, with grants received from the New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council Discretionary Grant from Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, Queens Library, Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc. and private donations and contributions.
The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) is sincerely grateful for its sponsors: National Writers Union (NWA), HarperCollins Publishers, Scholastic, Inc., Duke University Press, Pepsi Bottling Company of New York and Frito-Lay, with funding made possible, in part, by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and private donations and contributions.
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phati'tude Literary Magazine
phati'tude Literary Magazine, established in 1997, is an internationally-acclaimed magazineis published by The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS), a NY-based nonprofit organization founded in 2000 to foster understanding of and respect for cultural diversity through literature and media literacy. To reach the broadest audience possible, the IAAS collaborates with artists, scholars and community organizations to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education and to promote literary talent and achievement. Over the past ten years, the IAAS has built an enviable reputation for staging exciting and innovative literary programs that engage the public with issues and ideas from differing perspectives. The IAAS remains committed to introducing new and diverse literatures and multicultural literary resources into the public discourse. For more information, visit our website at www.theiaas.org.