New College to Host Writing Workshop & Performance with Anastacia Tolbert, February 16

Published on Thursday, February 11th, 2010 by Adam Lenz-test

Poet, filmmaker and award-winning journalist Anastacia Tolbert will lead a writing workshop and give a performance at the Four Winds Café on February 16.  The theme of the workshop is “Sound in Writing.”  The workshop begins at 5:30 pm.  The performance will begin at 7:30 pm. Both events are free and open to the public. Theses events are sponsored by the Academic Resource Center and the Division of Humanities at New College of Florida

TolbertTolbert is the Resident Writer at the Seattle Girls School.  Her poetry and prose have appeared in Alehouse Journal, The Drunken Boat, Essence and San Diego City Beat, as well as in the anthologies Cave Canem XI, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees, and I Woke Up and Put My Crown On: 76 Voices of African American Women. You may read more about her work at her website

February 16, 2010

Four Winds Café
441 College Drive
In the center of New College’s bayfront campus
Parking is available in the Social Sciences Building parking lot, just west of the Café

“Sound in Writing” Workshop
5:30 – 6:30 pm 
Poetry Performance
7:30 – 8:30 pm


No experience required for the writing workshop, just bring your pen and notebook!

For more information, contact Wendy Call, New College Writer in Residence, at