Sundays @. . .The Sackett

a reading series presented by Bold As Love Magazine

Writers and Readers and Beer! Oh my!

Join us for the next installment of Bold As Love Magazine's new reading series. Inspirational, intriguing and provocative: Works-in-progress from accomplished writers of color across a wide range of genres, all part of a progressive literary tradition. Curated by Bold As Love's books editor Bridgett M. Davis.

Sundays @. . .The Sackett: Celebrating The Writers of VONA/Voices

Sunday, June 30th 2013 at 3:30-5:30pm

661 Sackett St

New York, NY

The cozy neighborhood Park Slope spot The Sackett opens its full bar and microphone to the writers of VONA/Voices, the only mult-genre workshop for writers of color in the country! Guest Curated by Camille Acker.

In addition to the writers pictured below, we're proud to present these VONA alums:

  • H'Rina DeTroy
  • Ysabel Gonzalez
  • Leslieann Hobayan
  • Tracy M. King-Sanchez
  • Anna Saini

Donation kindly requested.

Melissa Rivero

Melissa Rivero is a writer from Brooklyn. She wrote her first poem, in Spanish, when she was six years old, and has won awards for her essays and short stories. Her legal writing has also been published. After working in advertising and practicing law for several years, she has returned to her love of storytelling. Melissa is an alumna of the VONA and was a writing workshop participant at the Norman Mailer Writer’s Colony. She has also attended writing workshops at The Writers Studio and Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York City. Melissa was born in Lima, Peru. She is currently at work on her first novel.


About Bold As Love Magazine

Since 2007, Bold As Love Magazine has been dedicated to highlighting the black creators and curators of progressive, left-of-center culture here in the States and globally.