Free Creative Writing Class for Kids: Writing Mom as a Character

May 4, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Queens Library Central
89-11 Merrick Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11432
Newtown Literary Alliance
(718) 990-0700
Free Creative Writing Class for Kids: Writing Mom as a Character @ Queens Library Central | New York | United States

Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library!

Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens.

The next class is Saturday, May 4th at 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Queens Library Central in Jamaica, located at 89-11 Merrick Blvd, for kids ages 8 through 12:

“Writing Mom as a Character”

Moms, grandmothers, aunts, and caregivers really deserve our thanks and love on Mother’s Day. Through reading and writing exercises, we will create characters based on the moms we know. We will build a storyline and each develop a short story for our special mom. The final product will help make the #BestMothersDayEver!

Jackie de Dios is an emerging Filipino American writer born and raised in Queens. Her work focuses on the Filipino American and the Queens experience.

This program is made possible, in part, with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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