Poetry. Fiction. Cultural Writing. Original poetry, essays, stories, scenes and lyrics of teen girls and women writers on love, family, identity, community and society. Chapters include: My Self, My Family, My Rage, My Heart, and My Alternate Universe. This is the third anthology from WriteGirl, and was a finalist in the 2005 Independent Publisher of the Year Awards, Anthology Category.
Keren Taylor is the Executive Director of WriteGirl and Executive Editor of 15 WriteGirl publications, which have collectively won 91 national and international book awards. A poet, songwriter, performer, and visual artist, she has conducted hundreds of creative writing workshops for teens and adults, and has led staff development workshops on literacy programming for the California School-age Consortium, California Department of Education, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Guiding Lights Festival, LA's BEST and the New York Partnership for After School Education, among others. Her poetry has appeared in many literary journals as including SO LUMINOUS THE WILDFLOWERS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CALIFORNIA POETS from Tebot Bach Press. An assemblage artist and mosaicist, her artwork is featured on the book covers of WriteGirl's award-winning anthologies.Author City: LOS ANGELES, CA USA