, 2022-12-22 02:05:00,
Written by Will Crockett
Seattle African American Writers AllianceAAWA, or AAWA, provides the Seattle Black Community with an essential safe space for creatives of all kinds to read, write, perform, and improve their writing skills, according to its members, who hold events year-round.
Founded in 1992, the AAWA offers new and experienced writers a forum where they can read their work and improve their writing skills through artistic collaboration. The organization holds regular open readings for local authors, giving writers the opportunity to share their work with the public. It is published regularly excerpts is proof of that.
AAWA members said that many black voices are not given the platform they deserve, and the group is working to address this injustice through their readings and workshops.
“The work of AAWA members is important to Seattle precisely because African-Americans are such a small percentage of the general population, and so our voices can be lost among the noise of others…
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