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Writing as Resistance

Tiana Clark - lead artist

District 19, John Henry Hale

Vanderbilt MFA candidate, Tiana Clark was awarded $4,000 to lead "Writing as Resistance." Writing as Resistance is a series of poetry and fiction workshops that will engage teenagers who regularly attend T.Y.M.E. (Trans Youth Meet to Empower) through the JUST US program at the Oasis center. Three workshops will generate creative content culminating in a performance event exploring the theme of writing as a form of resistance. The event will showcase the poems and/or short stories from the workshops in April to coincide with National Poetry Month.The final performance will be May 13 at the Oasis Center.

Writing as Resistance