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Write With the Best: PCC Writer-in-Residence Nabila Lovelace Writing Workshop Thursday

Published on Oct 14, 2020

First-generation Queens-born poet Nabila Lovelace, who graces the Pasadena City College English department as 2020 Writer-in-Residence for October, is back online on Thursday, October 15, for a writing workshop for the PCC community where she shares some tips she discovered in her own writing journey.

The workshop will be live on Facebook starting at 1 p.m.

Earlier, on October 7, Lovelace led a conversation and reading from her first poetry collection, “Sons of Achilles,” published by YesYes Books in 2018.

Lovelace was born and raised in Queens and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her parents hail from Trinidad and Tobago and Nigeria.

She is a 2016 Poetry Witch Magazine Summer Solstice Bop Contest finalist, a 2016 Vinyl 45 Chapbook Contest finalist, a 2015 Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop fellow, a finalist for the Emerge-Be-Surface fellowship 2014, and a winner of the 2013 Poets and Writers Amy Award.

Her work has either been published or is forthcoming in Narrative Northeast, Washington Square Review, Day One, Winter Tangerine: Hands Up Don’t Shoot, ESPN and Vinyl.

Lovelace is co-founder of The Conversation Literary Festival. Her editorial work includes screening for Callaloo Journal, assistant poetry editor at Black Warrior Review, and co-poetry editor for The Offing.

To take part in the free writing workshop on Thursday, log on to Facebook before 1 p.m. and visit

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