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WAM!LA Presents: “Excavation: A Memoir” Reading & Book Signing with Author Wendy C. Ortiz

Date: September 29, 2014
Start Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Santa Monica, CA

Join us as we give a big WAM!LA welcome to author Wendy C. Ortiz! We will be gathering for a reading from her new memoir as well as a discussion of the complex themes contained therein. A book signing will …


In/Visibility of Black Women Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Date: October 4, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Santa Monica, CA

We are very excited to partner with Media Done Responsibly for this very important screening and discussion. At this screening & panel discussion, we will explore the impact that racially biased and stereotyped images of Black Women have on the de-valuing …


How to Write a Book Proposal

Date: October 11, 2014
Start Time: 11:00 am
Where: Washington, D.C.

Do you want to write a book? Do you need some help with that? Look no further — WAM!DC’s got you covered. WAM!mers Sarah Erdreich, author of Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement, and Laura Barcella, author …


Get Published: Writing the 800 Word Essay with Jennifer Mattson

Date: October 26, 2014
Start Time: 11:00 am
Where: Santa Monica, CA

Bicoastal WAM!ming! NYC WAM!mer Jennifer Mattson will be in LA this fall and has graciously agreed to put on one of her fantastic workshops for our WAM!mers in LA at a heavily discounted rate. We can’t think of a better …

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