BOOK CANDICE: CREATIVE WRITING & FACILITATION EXPERIENCES

As a writer, teaching artist, facilitator, and performer deeply rooted in the transformative process of storytelling, Candice seeks to create space and support youth and young adults from marginalized and under-served communities in practicing creativity, self expression, and personal advocacy. From in-school residencies to community workshops to special projects to one-on-one consultation, you can bring Candice to your school, university, community spaces, neighborhood, and computer (YES! Online) to facilitate creative writing experiences catered to you and your community's needs. 

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS & CREATIVE WRITING CONSULTATION

Whether you're looking for individualized workshops or help with a personal writing project, Candice offers 30, 60, 90, & 120 minute sessions, specializing in:

  • One-on-one Personalized Online Creative Writing Workshops
  • "Pick Your Brain" Consultation Sessions on self-publishing, teaching, & project development
  • Curriculum Development & Writing Support (collaborative brainstorming session and/or Writer for Hire)
  • Editing/Writing: small creative projects (copyediting), web content development, speeches, artist bios, resumes, and cover letters

 

CREATIVE WRITING/YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

  THE FREE BLACK WOMEN'S LIBRARY
  SELF DEFINITION WORKSHOP
  URBAN ARTS PARTNERSHIP UNDONE FESTIVAL
Candice is versed in facilitating creative writing, open dialogue, safer spaces, personal advocacy, and more in a variety of settings. With special attention and time given to young people of color, Candice's workshops are centered on honoring intersectional identity, making personal connections, and creating with the intent to liberate oneself through the act of using writing to unpack, re-imagine, and build. Workshops are often in partnership with arts-integration orgs throughout the NYC metropolitan area but 60, 90, and 120 minute sessions can be booked directly here. 

IN & OUT OF SCHOOL WRITER RESIDENCIES

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With equal commitment to youth education and mentorship, Candice is trained in Arts-Integration, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, Creative Curriculum Development, Race/Rights/Responsibility, Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, and more. Specifically designed to foster hope, nurture creativity, and transcend fear, Candice's creative writing workshops use contemporary poetry, young adult fiction, and creative nonfiction to give young people the opportunity to see and envision themselves in multiple story lines. In these workshops and classes students are pushed to pull from their everyday to reflect and try something new. Workshops are often in partnership with arts-integration orgs throughout the NYC metropolitan area but 60, 90, and 120 minute sessions can be booked directly here.


SPECIAL PROJECTS & CREATIVE COLLABORATION

"It's Okay"

Beyond in and out of school experiences, Candice offers the opportunity for students and community groups to create and showcase their work beyond the classroom and page. Experienced in seeing through special projects from beginning to end, you can hire Candice to help your class, school, or organization create:
  • All-genre Student Anthologies
  • Poetry Chapbooks (self-published collections of poetry)
  • Posters, signage, and word-based visual art to promote school-wide literacy
  • Scripted film/video projects