Rooted in Durham, NC, the Griot and Grey Owl Black Southern Writers Conference was formed from a need. Far too often Black stories are pushed to the margins leaving diasporic writers without access or opportunity. Griot and Grey Owl seeks to answer that call. G&G is a 3-day writing conference for Black Southern writers packed with world-class workshops, panels, and historical tours that cover culture, career, and community. Writers will gather to connect with renowned Southern workshop facilitators stationed at historical locations, panels with renowned Southern authors, field trips tethered to the thriving Black Wall Street scene, and more!
Monica will be teaching a choreopoem workshop, so you won't want to miss it!
Join New Dominion Books for the November Charlottesville Reading Series event, featuring poet Lisa Parker, writer Jacob Budenz, and poet Monica Prince! This in-person event will be free and open to the public. They recommend arriving early for the best seating.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17th
NEW DOMINION BOOKS
404 E Main St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
La Pitchoune: Cooking in France
Watch on HBO Max, Discovery+, or the Magnolia Network app
Makenna Held bought Julia Child's home in France and turned it into a recipe-free cooking school. Now, she and her team welcome students into this iconic kitchen where enthusiasts learn to step out of their comfort zone and tap into their intuition.
Monica visits La Peetch as a guest! Watch episode 5 for her appearance!
Monica's favorite part of performance when she isn't doing it herself is coaching other writers to get on stage and share their art. Whether in classrooms or at Creative Writing Camp, Monica can coach the stage fright out of anyone (well, almost anyone).
Photo credit: Monica Prince
Monica always performs in high heels. She adopted this rule of performance when she was eighteen, and hasn't looked back. She is available for readings, choreopoem tastings, and open mic hosting.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Garza Photography
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Since discovering Write About Now, one of Houston's many slam poetry communities, you can find Monica on this stage at least once a year, primarily during the summer while she teaches in the Creative Writing Camp. This stage is full of welcoming and loving people, and anyone looks good under the lights at Avant Garden.
Photo Credit: Christopher Diaz Photography