The Women of Color 
               Writers’ Workshop & Community

Telling Our Stories - Preserving Our Legacy

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The Women of Color Writers Firmly Believe That:

  1. Women of Color have important stories to tell.

  1. WOC Writers’ voices are far too often unheard, under-represented, and undervalued in the literary world.

  1. WOC Writers must believe in their ability to create art, take risk, build self-confidence, and trust their writing voices.

  1. Writers write!  WOC Writers must nourish and practice the craft of writing  ~ enrich and include       our legacy in the annals of literature.

  1. We must recognize our writing as important to the world of art and history ~ We must believe in it.





Creative Writing Workshops

Special Thanks to the

NY State Council on the Arts



To Use Literary Genres to Write Our Unique Stories

Preserve Our Legacy


WOC is a Community of Global Women Writers

Dedicated to Increasing the Scope, Volume and Quality of Publications by Women of Color

Pat Schneider - AWA Founder States... “You have a voice, just as surely as you have a face, and it is already full of character,  passionate and nuanced and beautiful.” Writing Alone and With Others

Readings and Performance


Present Your Book at

Greenlight Bookstore

Are You a WOC Writer

With a Publication You’d like to Present at

The Greenlight Reading?

Please Send a Link or a Copy

of the Cover and an Excerpt

Call 347 210 8026 to Discuss


WOC Writers’ Workshop

Next Session Coming Soon

Five Thursdays Sessions

            For Info. ~ 347 210 8026



Creative Writing Experiences

You Will Not Forget!

More Info

The WOC workshop helped me develop a part of my novel that covered very difficult childhood trauma. Being in a room with women of color created a safe space for me to honestly tell my story. Ashley Y

Join The WOC Writers’ Community

Write in a Safe, Supportive Space

Participate in Readings, Retreats, Manuscript Reviews, Free Classes, and Publications

*Accepting Readers Now* 
WOC Writers Presents the
“Write to Read” Reading
  Greenlight Book Store

      7:15 - 9:00pm 
686 Fulton St. Bklyn

        How to apply 
Please Email Us Your Contact Info, Genre, & a One Page Writing Sample          
Note:  Selection of Reader/Authors will be based on the inclusion of diverse genre, topics and space
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A Women of Color



Over 300 Entries Received!

Submissions Are Now Closed

         Please Note:  This publication has been a long journey but it is nearing completion. The work of reading

       through over 300 pieces and making final selections, requesting edits of authors, and then rereads was difficult because almost every piece of writing spoke to the world of  WOC writers.  Unfortunately we just could

not select them all.  We are nearing completion of the final reads, and copy editing process. 

Thank you all for your patience.  We will keep you updated.

(Updated June 20, 2017)