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Harlem Writers Guild

Harlem Writers Guild This Facebook fan page is for information sharing purposes. Membership to this page does not constit In 1950, wordsmiths/scholars/activists Rosa Guy, John Oliver Killens, Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Willard Moore, and Walter Christmas founded the Harlem Writers Guild (HWG) to develop and aid in the publication of works by writers of the African Diaspora.

It has been in continued existence since its inception, making it the longest running African American literary organization.

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The Harlem Writers Guild and executive director Diane Richards is proud to be part of this collaborative effort with the...
09/18/2022
Our Events List View | New York Society Library

The Harlem Writers Guild and executive director Diane Richards is proud to be part of this collaborative effort with the New York Society Library.

Join author and playwright Diane Richards and your fellow writers for a fun and stimulating hour and a half of prompts, writing, and sharing. Sessions are separate - attend any or all.

Our Events List View | New York Society Library
09/18/2022
Our Events List View | New York Society Library

Our Events List View | New York Society Library

Join author and playwright Diane Richards and your fellow writers for a fun and stimulating hour and a half of prompts, writing, and sharing. Sessions are separate - attend any or all.

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08/23/2022

Photos from The Free Black Women's Library's post

#MarkYourCalendars#October2The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our legacy of Black pride, empowe...
08/19/2022

#MarkYourCalendars
#October2
The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our legacy of Black pride, empowerment, literacy, and progression with the Brooklyn community at THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 10am until 6pm at the Brooklyn Courthouse at Borough Hall Plaza at our EXHIBTOR'S TABLE at BOOTH #TBA (to be announced).

MEET MEMBER AUTHORS . . .
Judy Andrews
Malik Kirkwood
Marc Polite
Angela Dews
Robert J. Woodbine
Aquilah Jourdan
Minnette Coleman
Kay Bell
Eartha Watts Hicks

Visit our website at www.theharlemwritersguild.org to join our #MailingList, follow our Hashtag #TheHarlemWritersGuild and connect with us @theHarlemWritersGuild across Social Media (@HarlemWriters on Twitter).

#MarkYourCalendars#October2The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our legacy of Black pride, empowe...
08/19/2022
Harlem Writers Guild, Inc. - Brooklyn Book Festival

#MarkYourCalendars
#October2
The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our legacy of Black pride, empowerment, literacy, and progression with the Brooklyn community at THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 10am until 6pm.

Visit our website at www.theharlemwritersguild.org to join our #MailingList, follow our Hashtag #TheHarlemWritersGuild and connect with us @theHarlemWritersGuild across Social Media (@HarlemWriters on Twitter).

AND WHILE YOU WAIT
You can visit the link to our Harlem Writers Guild virtual vending page on the BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL site where our books are already on display. Please share. We appreciate all support.

#PleaseShare https://brooklynbookfestival.org/vendor/harlem-writers-guild-inc/

Harlem Writers Guild, Inc. is the oldest, continuously operating African American writers guild in the world! We nurture and celebrate literature from the worldwide African Diaspora. HWG has affirmed the African American experience culturally, socially, and politically, through outstanding literary....

#MarkYourCalendars #October2#BrooklynBookFestival2022The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our leg...
08/18/2022

#MarkYourCalendars
#October2
#BrooklynBookFestival2022

The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to be exhibitors, sharing our legacy of Black pride, empowerment, literacy, and progression again with the Brooklyn community at THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 10am until 6pm at the Brooklyn Courthouse at Borough Hall Plaza at our EXHIBTOR'S TABLE at BOOTH #TBA (to be announced).

MEET MEMBER AUTHORS . . .
Judy Andrews
Malik Kirkwood
Marc Polite
Angela Dews
Robert J. Woodbine
Aquilah Jourdan
Minnette Coleman
Kay Bell
Eartha Watts Hicks

Visit our website at www.theharlemwritersguild.org to join our #MailingList, follow our Hashtag #TheHarlemWritersGuild and connect with us @theHarlemWritersGuild across Social Media (@HarlemWriters on Twitter).

Schomburg LitFest Minnette Coleman #schomburglitfest
06/18/2022

Schomburg LitFest Minnette Coleman #schomburglitfest

Ruby Dee and Grace Edwards #harlemwritersguild
06/18/2022

Ruby Dee and Grace Edwards #harlemwritersguild

#ENJOY Harlem TODAY with the #Harlem Writers Guild, as with celebrate #Juneteenth with the #SchomburgLibrary Center for ...
06/18/2022

#ENJOY Harlem TODAY with the #Harlem Writers Guild, as with celebrate #Juneteenth with the #SchomburgLibrary Center for Black Culture at Schomburg Literary Festival. We have some amazing books and will be singing copies. We are on 135th Street between Lenox and 7th until 5pm. Drop by and day #Hello.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18th, meet members of the Harlem Writers Guild at the Schomburg Literary Festival. This all-day event tak...
06/12/2022

SATURDAY, JUNE 18th, meet members of the Harlem Writers Guild at the Schomburg Literary Festival. This all-day event takes place in Harlem in 135th Street, near Lenox Avenue.

This Saturday, June 18th at the Schomburg Literary Festival, the #HarlemWritersGuild will be offering #FREE 10-minute co...
06/12/2022

This Saturday, June 18th at the Schomburg Literary Festival, the #HarlemWritersGuild will be offering #FREE 10-minute consultations with our member-writers.

Comment below if interested.

#AspiringWriter
#AspiringWriters

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR JUNE 18TH, HARLEM WRITERS GUILD MEMBERS WILL BE VENDING AT . . . The Schomburg Center Literary Fe...
05/25/2022

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR JUNE 18TH, HARLEM WRITERS GUILD MEMBERS WILL BE VENDING AT . . . The Schomburg Center Literary Festival.

Reading the African Diaspora celebrates authors of African descent and champions literacy and books across genres to amplify Black history and culture. Festival programming features some of the most talented writers and influential figures in culture today.

HWG MEMBER MINNETTE COLEMAN ALSO WILL BE OFFERING A FREE WRITING WORKSHOP
The Art of Creating Historical Fiction | Schomburg Center, American Negro Theatre
Trying to write historical fiction? Join Harlem Writers Guild author Minnette Coleman as she shares ways to chart your vision, anchor artifacts and characters to your story, and research your historical fiction tale outside archetypal means. Remember the tale you want to tell is more important than the history BUT you need the history to tell your tale.

REGISTER FOR THIS IN-PERSON WORKSHOP . . . .

Check out "Schomburg Center Literary Festival 2022: Create Historical Fiction Workshop" on Eventbrite!

LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/schomburg-center-literary-festival-2022-create-historical-fiction-workshop-tickets-342883302187?aff=eand

Date: Sat, Jun 18 • 12:00 PM EDT

Location: 515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10030

If you missed it, here's the link to WATCH OUR VIRTUAL 70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN RO...
11/24/2021
The Harlem Writers Guild

If you missed it, here's the link to WATCH OUR VIRTUAL 70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN ROBINSON with keynote speaker Kevin Powell.
https://www.theharlemwritersguild.org/index.html

VIRTUAL EVENT Saturday, November 13, 2021, 3pm-4pm Join us for a virtual event celebrating our 70th anniversary! View the Program Journal for today's event.

This event now streaming LIVE.#HWGat70#HarlemWritersGuildat70@harlemwritersWATCH THE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF THE 70TH ANN...
11/13/2021
The Harlem Writers Guild

This event now streaming LIVE.
#HWGat70
#HarlemWritersGuildat70
@harlemwriters
WATCH THE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HARLEM WRITERS GUILD AT 3PM, hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN ROBINSON with keynote speaker Kevin Powell.

https://www.theharlemwritersguild.org/index.html

VIRTUAL EVENT Saturday, November 13, 2021, 3pm-4pm Join us for a virtual event celebrating our 70th anniversary! View the Program Journal for today's event.

The Harlem Writers Guild is the longest-running organization for African American writers. On November 13th at 3pm, cele...
11/11/2021

The Harlem Writers Guild is the longest-running organization for African American writers. On November 13th at 3pm, celebrate the 70+ year legacy. Visit the website TODAY to RSVP for the 70th Anniversary Celebration, hosted by John Robinson.

LINK
https://theharlemwritersguild.org/70th-anniversary.html

The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to support member-author Minnette Coleman in her READ650 presentation that infuses hum...
10/29/2021
Read650 Presents: "Haunted"

The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to support member-author Minnette Coleman in her READ650 presentation that infuses humor with her haunting tale.

#Read650
#MinnetteColeman
#NewRochelleLibrary

https://www.youtube.com/[email protected]

We’ll present twelve writer/storytellers reading their own true 650 word essays on the seasonally timely theme: HAUNTED. You’ll be on the edge of your seat a...

Founded in 1950, the Harlem Writers Guild is the oldest, continuously operating African American Writers association in ...
10/20/2021

Founded in 1950, the Harlem Writers Guild is the oldest, continuously operating African American Writers association in the world.​ On November 13th, we honor our 70-year legacy in Black Literature.

This is the invite flyer to our Harlem Writers Guild November 13th, 2021 Virtual 70th ❤ Anniversary Celebration, where we honor the legacy of our organization, its founders, and esteemed members. We would love for you to attend. Here is the link (now live) to RSVP on our website https://theharlemwritersguild.org/70th-anniversary.html

This event is free of charge. Donations are always welcomed. The Harlem Writers Guild is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

#TheHarlemWritersGuild
+FOLLOW on TWITTER @HarlemWriters

Our November 13th 70th Anniversary Celebration is just a month away. Visit our website and join our Mailing List for upd...
10/14/2021

Our November 13th 70th Anniversary Celebration is just a month away. Visit our website and join our Mailing List for updates.

www.theharlemwritersguild.org

Who was Arturo Alfonso Schomburg? And what is his legacy?@SchomburgCenter#SchomburgCenterMore . . .https://www.biography...
10/11/2021
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

Who was Arturo Alfonso Schomburg? And what is his legacy?
@SchomburgCenter
#SchomburgCenter

More . . .
https://www.biography.com/scholar/arturo-alfonso-schomburg

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg was an Afro-Puerto Rican historian who moved to the United States and spent his life collecting materials demonstrating the accomplishments of the African diaspora and the scope of Black history.

Founded in 1950, the Harlem Writers Guild is the longest-running association for Black writers. On November 13th, we hon...
10/08/2021

Founded in 1950, the Harlem Writers Guild is the longest-running association for Black writers. On November 13th, we honor our legacy. Visit our website for updates on our 70th Anniversary Celebration.
http://theharlemwriterguild.org
#HWGat70
#HowItStarted
#HowItStartedvshowItsGoing

#TheHarlemWritersGuildFIND US TODAY at the #BrooklynBookFestivl2021Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn BO...
10/03/2021

#TheHarlemWritersGuild
FIND US TODAY at the #BrooklynBookFestivl2021
Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn
BOOTH #314.

#WritingTips
#BookSigning
#WritingAdvice
#IndiePublishing
#HWGat70HowItsGoing
Visit our website for updates on our 70th Anniversary Celebration.

10/03/2021

FREE this weekend? PLEASE find time on SUNDAY to check out the festivities at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Look for #TheHarlemWritersGuild at booth #314 for autographed copies from @HarlemWriters member-authors.

MEET MEMBER AUTHORS . . .
Mail Kirkwood
Marc W. Polite
Angela Dews
Judy C. Andrews
Aquilah Jourdan
Kay Bell
Eartha Watts Hicks
Gina Covington

visit our website for more information.
www.theharlemwritersguild.org

10/02/2021

FREE this weekend? PLEASE find time on SUNDAY to check out the festivities at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Look for #TheHarlemWritersGuild at booth #314 for autographed copies from @HarlemWriters member-authors.
visit our website for more information. Join our Mailing List for updates on our 70th Anniversary Celebration.
www.theharlemwritersguild.org

FREE this weekend? PLEASE find time on SUNDAY to check out the festivities at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Look for #TheH...
10/02/2021

FREE this weekend? PLEASE find time on SUNDAY to check out the festivities at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Look for #TheHarlemWritersGuild at booth #314 for autographed copies from @HarlemWriters member-authors.

visit our website for more information.
www.theharlemwritersguild.org

TODAYOn Thursday, September 16, 2021 (6:30pm ET), the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, in part...
09/16/2021

TODAY
On Thursday, September 16, 2021 (6:30pm ET), the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, in partnership with The Harlem Writers Guild, will present a free virtual roundtable discussion, The Minister Primarily: A Testament to the Legacy of John Oliver Killens.

Distinguished writers will focus on his vision as an author and educator, the impact of his works on Black literature, and the significance of his novel The Minister Primarily, published posthumously.

Confirmed speakers include (pictured above, left to right): Malaika Adero, Arthur Flowers Jr., Keith Gilyard (moderator), Ishmael Reed, and S. Pearl Sharp.* All are welcome!

TO REGISTER
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-minister-primarily-a-testament-to-the-legacy-of-john-oliver-killens-tickets-167797531935

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SIT IN on a Harlem Writers Guild BLACK HISTORY MONTH Meeting on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 6pm via Facebook LIVE. LINK: https://www.facebook.com/harlemwritersguild
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Join Harlem Writers Guild member Minnette Coleman in support of her dear friend author SOPHIA BRACY HARRIS and the release of her memoir FINDING MY OWN WAY: A Journey to Wholeness Against the Odds. VIRTUAL LAUNCH Party Tuesday, November 30th at 5pm. Zoom details are below. #FYI Sophia Bracy Harris's book is as amazing as she is. All will be pleased and enlightened!
The Harlem Writers Guild wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!
If you missed it, here's the link to WATCH OUR VIRTUAL 70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN ROBINSON with keynote speaker Kevin Powell. https://www.theharlemwritersguild.org/index.html
If you missed it, here's the link to WATCH OUR VIRTUAL 70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN ROBINSON with keynote speaker Kevin Powell. https://www.theharlemwritersguild.org/index.html
This event now streaming LIVE. #HWGat70 #HarlemWritersGuildat70 @harlemwriters WATCH THE VIRTUAL CELEBRATION OF THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HARLEM WRITERS GUILD AT 3PM, hosted by Spoken Word Artist JOHN ROBINSON with keynote speaker Kevin Powell. https://www.theharlemwritersguild.org/index.html
The Harlem Writers Guild is the longest-running organization for African American writers. On November 13th at 3pm, celebrate the 70+ year legacy. Visit the website TODAY to RSVP for the 70th Anniversary Celebration, hosted by John Robinson. LINK https://theharlemwritersguild.org/70th-anniversary.html
ENJOY the conversations on being a literary artist. Hear what #TheHarlemWritersGuild and other writers have to say on November 6th at 3pm and 4pm. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-13th-annual-langston-hughes-literary-arts-festival-2021-tickets-182039764837?aff=ebdsoporgprofile RSVP to this invite from #TheLangstonHughesLibrary, Queens, NY.
The Harlem Writers Guild is proud to support member-author Minnette Coleman in her READ650 presentation that infuses humor with her haunting tale. #Read650 #MinnetteColeman #NewRochelleLibrary https://www.youtube.com/[email protected]
Living vicariously? Attend the event virtually! ENJOY the conversations on being an artist today. Hear what #TheHarlemWritersGuild and other writers have to say on November 6th at 3pm and 4pm. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-13th-annual-langston-hughes-literary-arts-festival-2021-tickets-182039764837?aff=ebdsoporgprofile RSVP to this invite from #TheLangstonHughesLibrary, Queens, NY.
Founded in 1950, the Harlem Writers Guild is the oldest, continuously operating African American Writers association in the world.​ On November 13th, we honor our 70-year legacy in Black Literature. This is the invite flyer to our Harlem Writers Guild November 13th, 2021 Virtual 70th ❤ Anniversary Celebration, where we honor the legacy of our organization, its founders, and esteemed members. We would love for you to attend. Here is the link (now live) to RSVP on our website https://theharlemwritersguild.org/70th-anniversary.html This event is free of charge. Donations are always welcomed. The Harlem Writers Guild is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. #TheHarlemWritersGuild +FOLLOW on TWITTER @HarlemWriters