3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
August 19, 2021
Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021 (3:30-5:00PM)
Inlandia Institute Presents
Writing Workshop for Teens with Nia Campbell
FREE and in person at the NEW Main Riverside Public Library, Innovation Center (upstairs)
3900 Mission Inn Ave
Riverside, CA 92501
To register: https://tinyurl.com/BlacklandiaEvents
Designed for teens, this creative writing class will focus on expressive writing in many forms. Students will have the opportunity to explore several different types of poetry and prose styles – while discovering their writing voice and learning new ways to express themselves freely through fun-filled writing exercises. Strategies to avoid writer’s block and uncover ideas for writing will be studied. Most of all, teens are encouraged come ready to have fun and unleash their writing and creativity! This is a safe space for individuals to be unapologetically who they are.
This program made possible with funding by Inland Empire Community Foundation through Arts for IE, a joint project of Riverside Arts Council and Arts Connection.
Nia Sharron Campbell is a performance poet and honors English major at Riverside City College. When she was 15 years old, she attended her first Inlandia class. Miss Campbell was awarded a bronze medal for representing the NAACP’s Riverside Branch in a national competition. Grateful for Inlandia mentors Celena Diana Bumpus, Matthew Nadelson, and Nikia Chaney, Miss Campbell writes poetry, plays, short stories, books, and screenplays. In addition to this, she uses her talent for written expression to bring awareness to important issues such as mental health, race, sexual orientation, and humanity. She is currently working on the first novel in her book series, and her goal is to pursue a career writing fantasy, sci-fi, and action books.
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