Thursday, September 29, 2011
Earth Mother Voices All Women’s Open Mic~
“Farm FRESH at La Finca Del Sur” presents:
Earth Mother Voices All Women’s Open Mic
Hosted by Maria Aponte – Gonzalez
Featured Authors: Peggy Robles-Alvarado & Alicia Anabel Santos
ABOUT PEGGRY ROBLES-ALVARADO
Author of Conversations With My Skin
Peggy Robles- Alvarado is a Puerto Rican and Dominican educator and writer whose inspires triumph and embodies strength. Becoming a mother at the age of fifteen, overcoming relationship abuse, earning a Master's degree in elementary education with a bilingual extension, teaching in the South Bronx since 2001, and healing through poetry and prose have all served as creative catalysts for this profound petite powerhouse who has published her first book of poetry titled Conversations With My Skin. Click link: Conversations With My Skin on AMAZON.COM
ABOUT ALICIA ANABEL SANTOS
Alicia Anabel Santos is a Latina Writer, Producer and Playwright. She is a New York-born Dominican who is passionate about writing works that empower and inspire women to find their voices. Currently, she is completing her historical fiction novel titled, The Daughters of the Revolution. She is the Founder of the New York City Latina Writers Group. Santos has been traveling for three years working on the documentary Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story (WWW.AFROLATINOS.TV) and her play I WAS BORN was chosen as part of the ONE Festival in NYC, where she takes you through the labyrinth of Latin America where seven brave women tell you their stories. Alicia lives in Harlem, NYC with her daughter Courtniana. She works as a freelance writer and activist against sexual and physical abuse towards women and children. She attended New York University and Rhode Island College. Alicia recently published her first book a memoir, Finding Your Force A Journey to Love~ Click link: Finding Your Force on AMAZON.COM
Friday Sept 30th 2011
6:30pm to 8:30pm
138th Street & Grand Concourse
Ladies – Bring your Poetry, Stories, Songs & Dance! Family & Friends welcomed!
Refreshments will be served.
La Finca Del Sur is located at 138th Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY.
Directly across the street from the 138th Street & Grand Concourse stop on the 4/5 train.
Funded by a grant from Poets & Writers.
Creative consultant and co-producer: Bobby Gonzalez