We invite all youth between 13-21 years old to participate in a FREE 3-day creative writing program founded by Sarah Rafael Garcia and co-taught with MFA Candidate Marilyse Figueroa. BW provides youth with an opportunity to learn different forms of writing (poetry, spoken word, hip-hop, short stories, essay), and opportunity publish their work online!
Attn. Youth: Due to great participant attendance, we recommend you email Barrio Writers to request an Application to reserve your seat in the workshops!
(We are limiting to only 12 youth participants)
3-day Spring Break Writing Workshops (participants must attend all 3 days)
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1-4pm
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 1-4pm
Thursday, March 17, 2015 1-4pm
*Youth will have the option to stay through 6pm (free time) for the live reading.
BW Live Reading 6-7:30pm
Resistencia Bookstore – Open to the public
Barrio Writers in Austin is supported & co-hosted by the UT at Austin Center of Mexican American Studies,The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, and Resistencia Bookstore.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Visit Austin at NowPlayingAustin.com.