We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Mentees!

Our program pairs aspiring authors from diverse backgrounds with experienced editors to get feedback on a manuscript being prepared for submissions.

Find out more at our Mentorship Website

Congratulations to:

Picture Book Mentee

Denise Adusei 

working with

Andrea Spooner!

Middle Grade Fiction Mentee

Dionna L. Mann

working with

Alvina Ling!

Young Adult Fiction Mentee

Rosario Martinez

working with

Nikki Garcia!

Adult Fiction Mentee

Samuel Kóláwolé

working with

Amber Oliver!




For the most up-to-date information about our upcoming events, check our Facebook Events Page!

Diverse booklovers--we're celebrating with special drinks, book bingo, readings and more! Come see us on a fun day at Barnes & Noble Thornton, Colorado and help support us--a portion of proceeds from the day's sales support The Word! 

Barnes & Noble Bookfairs supporting The Word

December 8, 2019, 11a-2p

We join our friends Lighthouse Writers on the third Friday of each month for a happy hour and mixer for writers of color. Come by to meet fellow writers, and stay for a rotating run of panel talks, workshopping sessions, and open mics. 

Writing in Color Mixer

Third Fridays, 5:30p-7:30p




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