Fiction. Poetry. Cultural Writing. A literary adventure like no other. This is the fourth anthology published by WriteGirl, a creative writing and mentoring program matching teen girls with mentors from the ranks of Los Angeles' most respected professional women writers. Dramatic in range and full of startling perspectives, these writers truly hold nothing back in this compelling collection of poems, lyrical essays, bold fiction and more. Proceeds from sales benefit WriteGirl's creative writing and mentoring program for high school girls.
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