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Welcome to Sister Writes

Since 2010, Sister Writes has built community around stories. Through creative writing workshops, public arts events, and literary magazines, we strive to empower women, provide mentorship, and inspire the community with vital stories about women’s lives.

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Fall session starts soon!

The fall session of Sister Writes kicks off in September, with 12 weeks of hands-on workshops, mentorship from professional women writers, and interactive sessions with writer peers. If you’re looking to pick up some writing skills, tell your story, give and receive feedback and publish a literary magazine, Sister Writes… Read more

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The Art of Writing

Equal parts exhibition and magazine launch, The Art of Writing brings together fifteen portraits of participants of the Sister Writes creative writing program featured in the 2016 issue of Sister Writes magazine. Take a Virtual Tour The Art of Writing at the Black Cat Art Space A piece of writing is… Read more

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Haircut

My inner critic, the mean girl who loves to disparage and undermine, was pushing me to get a haircut. “Your hair is a curly mess,” she shouted one hot, humid morning as I stood in front of the bathroom mirror. Maybe so, but I had a good excuse. Aldo, my… Read more