Poetry. Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. Young Adult. Women's Studies. In THIS MOMENT, 180 teens share stories, poems, memoirs, scripts and songs that inspire reflection and ignite action. They write about their hopes and fears, loves and losses, amigas and pan dulce, as they navigate a challenging present and uncertain future with determination and grace. The book includes a Creativity Starter Kit with 15 fresh writing activities to inspire young writers. THIS MOMENT is the 15th anthology from WriteGirl, joining a collection of critically acclaimed anthologies, which have collectively earned 91 book awards.
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