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    Join Torch Literary Arts for our second annual 2024 Torch Fellows Reading on July 25th at the Carver Museum! Eight creative writing fellows will read from their works-in-progress across poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and script including poet laureates, NEA fellows, Poetry Magazine features AND MORE.

    Our 2024 Torch Fellows are:
    Poetry: Destiny Hemphill and m. mick powell
    Fiction: Deborah Mouton and Ester Okonkwo
    Creative Nonfiction: Meredith King and DW McKinney
    Script: Sandra Jackson-Opoku and Elizabeth Brown

    A reception with refreshments by Mashae's Catering will follow the reading.

    Torch Literary Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to publish and promote creative writing by Black women. We publish contemporary writing by emerging and experienced writers alike. Programs include the Torch Wildfire Reading Series, creative writing and professional development workshops, retreats, and special events.

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