UNCOMMON;YOU aims to provide marginalized creatives with access to resources and information in navigating their respective fields. We've created a list of upcoming and current UCY workshops available both online and in-person. To reserve a spot or access an online video/presentation of the workshop, email with the name of workshop and venmo @uncommonyou $3-$5 or request a free slot* if you are a BIPOC creative.
*slots are solely based on availablilty! First come first serve.
Publication Workshop w/ Dena Igusti
Our first ever workshop on navigating publications, how to get published, components of writing submissions, paid publications, and more!
BOTH email and Venmo have to be filled out in order to access video and presentation. Want to donate a workshop slot to a BIPOC writer? Venmo (at)uncommonyou with “Donation” and number of slots you want to cover!
About the workshop instructor:
Dena Igusti is an Indonesian Muslim poet, playwright, and journalist based in Queens, New York. She is the co-founder of multidisciplinary arts collective UNCOMMON;YOU and literary press Short Line Review. She is a 2018 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador and 2017 Urban Word Federal Hall Fellow. She is a 2019 Player’s Theatre Resident Playwright for her co-written Off-Broadway production “Sharum”. She will be an Ars Nova Emerging Leaders Fellow of Spring 2020. Her work has been featured in BOAAT Press, Peregrine Journal, and several other publications. She has performed at The Brooklyn Museum, The Apollo Theater, the 2018 Teen Vogue Summit, and several universities across the nation. Her forthcoming collection “Party Guidelines” will be published with Game Over Books. You can find her work at denaigusti.wordpress.com