The Voices of our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) holds workshops for writers of color one-two weeks in the summer at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. We were co-founded by Elmaz Abinader, Junot Diáz, Victor Diáz and Diem Jones in 1999.  

Writers come from around the country and the world to have develop their writing under the guidance of renowned writers-of-color.

Go to our website to find out more.  VONA/Voices right here

 

At the VONA/Voices Workshop, I have taught Memoir, and Political Content in Poetry, Memoir and Story, where we focus on the political implications of and in our writing