Fridays, July 22 and 29, 2022 | 10 AM ET – 12 PM ET
Online | 2 Sessions | Sliding Scale $75- $150 | REGISTER HERE! (One Ticket Per Family Unit)
**This is a workshop that priorities BIPOC writers but welcomes allies.**
**Apply for a scholarship seat here! Limited scholarship seats are available and will be chosen by lottery. The deadline to apply for a scholarship seat is Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 5 PM ET.**
This two-part writing workshop series, led by Aaisha Bhuiyan and Sana Khan, invites participants to consider how creativity passes from one generation to the next. Issues of inheritance, translation, and reinvention will be open to investigation. Meanwhile, we will unsettle the hierarchies that render some forms of creative expression more legible–and valued–than others.
The virtual workshop series focuses on personal reflection in the first session and collaboration in the second session. Each ticket is valid for an intergenerational unit, however defined. With fostering intergenerational creativity as our aim, where can we go as artists, ancestors, and community members?
Though prompts will be writing-based, we welcome porous exchange between forms.
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Aaisha Bhuiyan likes to tell stories centering intersectionality. Her writing is the product of every human, emotion and path she has ever come across. She is a 2021 Open City Fellow, tech girl and is currently getting a Masters in Negotiation & Conflict Resolution at Columbia University. The thesis of her work lies in building community.
Sana Khan is a 2022 Open City Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. She has written for Prism, the Oxford University Press blog, the Radical History Review, Kajal Magazine, and Brown Girl Magazine. She attended Pomona College and Cambridge University and is an editor for history and religion at Oxford University Press. Having grown up moving often, she now lives and dreams in New York.