Willimantic, CT – Artist and activist Arisa White will present a creative writing workshop at Eastern Connecticut State University on March 13 at 11 a.m. in Room 223 in the Student Center. White will also speak that same day during Eastern’s University Hour Series from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Theatre. The public is invited. Admission is free.
White’s presentation will discuss mechanisms for healing; her role as an activist against domestic violence; and how to achieve social justice.
White is a Pushcart Prize nominee; received the Cave Canem Fellowship Award in 2011, and has been nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award for her book, “Hurrah’s Nest.” She is also the author of the poetry chapbooks, “Disposition for Shininess” and “Post Pardon.” White received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.