June 22, 2022 7:00 pm
Author Rae Chesney will discuss the importance of storytelling about yourself as an artist and how to share your story with others. This program is a part of our Summer-Solstice Art-a-thon.
Rae Chesny is an award-winning social education expert, author, Johns Hopkins University Literary Consultant, and Zora Neale Hurston Scholar. Each year, she splits her time between researching, writing, and presenting on the literary great Zora Neale Hurston and writing her own titles of poetry, folklore, fiction, and creative fiction. Rae is a 2021 Baldwin House Urban Writer in Residence. She also served as the keynote speaker for the 2021 YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region Empowerment Symposium. Rae’s work has been published in Harness Magazine, and she has been featured in Made Magazine, Insider, and in several news stories. In 2022, she will release a children’s book entitled Zora’s Gardenand a memoir Dear Zora chronicling her journey into becoming a Zora Neale Hurston Scholar through research and travels while developing a love for the prolific writer in letter form conversations. For more on Rae, visit raechesny.com.
This event is free and offered as a hybrid session. Join us in person or virtually on Zoom. Registration is required.