Photography Now with Ozier Muhammad ›

In 1985, Ozier Muhammad shared the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting with Josh Friedman and Dennis Bell for a series of Newsday reports entitled "Africa, The Desperate Continent." In "Photography Now," Ozier Muhammad will draw from over forty years of experience as a photojournalist to teach documentary photography and street photography to fourteen students of color, of all ages. 

 


Poets House Literary Partners Program: The Art of the Short Story Workshop  ›  


“The art of the short story is closest to poetry. You start in the middle and end before it’s over. You entice the reader with your warmth and keep her with your intelligence. The art of the short story is seduction.”
                                                     Nikki Giovanni, poet


Poets House Literary Partners Program: The Art of the Short Story Workshop Part II ›

“The art of the short story is closest to poetry. You start in the middle and end before it’s over. You entice the reader with your warmth and keep her with your intelligence. The art of the short story is seduction.”
                                                      Nikki Giovanni, poet


Kweli Online Poetry Workshop  
Demons, Diaspora & Magic

Summer 2017

We will examine the use of history in poetry, allowing our demons, ancestors, and many selves to converse. What violences must be named? & how did they come to be? What stories/magic/medicine have forgotten, & what can be recovered?
                                  Ariana Brown, author of Three-Headed Serpent


Kweli Online Poetry Workshop  ›
Summer 2016

Piri Thomas once famously said “every child is born a poet.” But something happens as we grow into our adult self that atrophies our poetic imagination.
                                    Vincent Toro, author of Stereo.Island.Mosaic  


Kweli Scholars Program  


"It's an MFA program in itself, but more intimate, more nuanced." 
                                      Melissa R. Sipin, author of Walang Hiya, Brother


Professional Development Workshops  


"Laura asked all the right questions about my early years in Bupyeong, South Korea, and she forced me to consider things that were vitally important to my story.  She helped to breathe new life into my words. Never have I learned so much in such a short period of time."
                                       Milton Washington, author of Slickyboy