Writing What Is: A Writing Circle for BIPOC Womyn – Fall 2021

The purpose of this circle is to offer a safer space for BIPOC womyn to write and share our truths. It will also serve to build a strong BIPOC womyn’s writing community. Each session will include writing prompts, time for sharing, and encouraging feedback from classmates. One week of the 6 weeks series will also feature writing instruction by a professional BIPOC womyn writer. This class is for nonfiction writers. Limit: 10 participants. For beginning/intermediate levels.

LeTonia Jones lives in Lexington, KY. She is a small business owner, writer, and Guest Columnist for the Herald-Leader. She uses writing as a personal tool for healing and growth. Currently, she is working on collections of poetry and personal essays. Tanya Torp is an agent for social change and has spent her career engaging in community-based initiatives as a convener, speaker, trainer, writer, and consultant. She is a 2018 graduate of the Carnegie Center Author Academy.

Start Date
Saturday, September 11th
Meets Saturdays
September 11th - October 9th
10:00am - 12:00pm

LeTonia Jones & Tanya Torp


We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

  • homegrown-authors
  • color-purple