©2020 Dominican Writers Association

Writing from the Womb

WFW Meets Sundays 2/9,2/16, 2/23, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12

Class Meets 1:00PM-5:00PM with short breaks

Word Up Community Bookshop

2113 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 165th Street), NYC, NY 10032

Instructor: Alicia Anabel Santos

Email: findingyourforce@gmail.com

WFW is a 9 WEEK Workshop series designed to push writers to connect to the heart of their story. WFW focuses on your writing goals, setting clear intentions and hard deadlines. She will gently, push you to dive deeper, dig, and really live inside of your story. The womb is a sacred place. The womb is the place where we conceive and give birth to an idea, a dream, a song or a story. The womb is where the heart of our story resides and where we hold our truth and together we will write from this place. 


It is her privilege to be your Writing Midwife! For writers at all levels / Cross genres (This workshop is inclusive of all genders and open to the public)

Workshops are made possible by a generous grant from Poets & Writers!

Sign up for In Person or Online class

The workshop is $405. We offer a weekly payment plan. When you sign up $45 will be deducted on a weekly basis until the $405 is paid in Full.

Announcing Online Class:

For the first time Writing from the Womb will be available as an online course. I am so excited to be able to offer a course where writers from all over the world can participate. All you need is internet and a laptop and you are part of this powerful community of writers.  


Because we are a community together we will decide what is the best way to share work and provide feedback. What’s wonderful about the online option is that bonds still are formed using this format. The feedback we received is that those who participated online still felt part of the group. 


WFW ONLINE  is a platform created with the writer in mind. You are able to participate in the writing sessions from the comfort in your home and still feel as if you are in the room with us. WFW is safe place for writers to come feel supported, encouraged and exceed their writing goals.  


Alicia Anabel Santos is a Writer, Producer, Playwright, Speaker, Activist, Teaching Artist, Afrolatina Lesbian Storyteller and Priestess. She was born in Brooklyn and is a proud Dominican Writer. Founder of the New York City Latina Writers Group and is the 2018 recipient of the BRIO Award (Bronx Recognizes its Own) for fiction. She is a Cave Canem and VONA Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation alum. In 2011, she published her memoir, Finding Your Force: A Journey to Love and her one-woman show I WAS BORN was part of the ONE Festival in New York. In 2008 Anabel joined Creador Pictures, as the Writer & Producer for the documentary series Afrolatinos The Untaught Story. She is currently working on a historical fiction memoir where she merges prose, poetry and witchcraft, and is simultaneously working on “I.D.G.A.F - I Don’t Give a Fuck”, a memoir that dissects three generations of rage. These days she can be found writing with senior citizens in the Bronx and Manhattan. She attended New York University and lives with her partner in the Bronx, New York.