“Tales of Our Times” Elders Writing Workshop – Fall 2018/Spring 2019

“Tales of Our Times”

Elders Writing Workshop

Fall 2018/Spring 2019




Siloam Presbyterian Church
260 Jefferson Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216
(at the corner of Marcy Avenue)

Workshops conducted by author Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Meeting times: biweekly Fridays, Noon – 2 PM
Beginning October 12, 2018

Dates may vary based on holiday interruption.

One-Time Registration Fee to participate in both Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Sessions: $50

Limited space.

Volunteers accepted.

Volunteers may be inclusive of editing, typing, general workshop support.

About the Program:

“Tales of Our Times” is a Writing Workshop designed to encourage elder African-Americans to turn their memories into creative and original stories describing the ordinary experiences and events that shaped have their lives and contributed to our collective history. Their stories reveal the roots of American culture, as we know it today. Over the past decade, the participants have produced three published anthologies.


To register, contact:

Maeshay Lewis, E-mail: mlewis@mec.cuny.edu
Tel. 718-804-8882
Or register below:


This program is sponsored by the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY; John Oliver Killens Chair; and Poets & Writers

Center for Black Literature: 718-270-8883; Writers@mec.cuny.edu

Download the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 schedule below:

Elders Writing Workshop 2017-2018