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Workshop: Write. Publish. Thrive. with Camari Carter Hawkins
Workshop: Write. Publish. Thrive. with Camari Carter Hawkins

Sat, Mar 02



Workshop: Write. Publish. Thrive. with Camari Carter Hawkins

Register to learn self-publishing and submission strategies.

Time & Location

Mar 02, 2024, 2:00 PM CST


About the event

Description: This immersive event is tailored for aspiring authors and writers who want to learn strategies on how to self-publish and submit their work to literary journals, magazines, contests, and publishers. We will demystify the self-publishing processes by showing you how to independently bring your work to the world, exploring topics such as formatting, cover design, and distribution channels.

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Registration Deadline: February 23, 2024  

Max Participants: 10

Cost: This workshop is provided for free with support from our donors. Donations are appreciated.

*Note: Registration does not guarantee attendance. 

*10 attendees will be selected by drawing and notified by February 26, 2024. 

* Torch workshops are open to BIPOC womxn writers. 

Camari Carter Hawkins is a poet and writer from South Central, Los Angeles. She is the author of Death by Comb (2016, World Stage Press) and the guided journal Write Back to You. Camari’s works have appeared in Rise: An Anthology of Power and Unity (Vagabond Press), The Best of The Poetry Salon 2013-2018, The Dillydoun Review, Obsidian, Poets Choice, GenreUrbanArts, and elsewhere. Camari founded Mama’s Kitchen Press ™  in 2021 while in her grandmother’s kitchen. Mama's Kitchen Press dropped into her heart while having a heartfelt conversation with her mother and grandmother. The mission of Mama’s Kitchen Press is to use storytelling to affirm our humanity.

Connect on socials @camaricreative and

Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by experienced and emerging writers alike. Torch has featured work by Colleen J. McElroy, Tayari Jones, Sharon Bridgforth, Crystal Wilkinson, Patricia Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Elizabeth Alexander, and others. Programs include the Wildfire Reading Series, writing workshops, and retreats. 

This workshop is made possible with support from the Austin Cultural Arts Division, the Burdine Johnson Foundation, the ACF Black Fund, the Poetry Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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