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Carry the Culture

"Carry the Culture: Using (Folk)lore to Preserve Collective Identity" is a six-week online workshop to aid in the preservation of cultural and collective identity through the discovery and exploration of folklore. Participants will learn what folklore is, how to research and find their own folklore traditions, and have the opportunity to conceive of one or more creative writing project(s) based on its tradition. Class concludes with online readings, including invited guests for Juneteenth. 


Mondays, 7-8:15 pm EST

May 13 - June 17, 2024 

INSTRUCTOR:  Nicole Negron


Nicole Negrón is a fiction novelist, teaching artist, and outreach director for Kinsman Quarterly. Her published works include “A Dream,” “Faith and Dandelion Seeds,” “Evermore,” and “Tether.” Nicole writes mysteries, domestic drama, and speculative fiction that center on family, women, and BIPOC communities. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Misericordia University, and Master of Arts degrees in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University and Fiction Writing from Wilkes University.

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