New York

Co-Chairs: Alexandria Faiz
                     Yusef Salaam

256 West 38th Street – Suite 703
New York, NY 10018
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For Book Lovers Only: Jo Anne Meekins

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NWU Member Jo Anne Meekins was interviewed by host Rob Brown on the “For Book Lovers Only” show in Laurel, MD.  Jo Anne, author of six books to date, discusses her work and writing process.  She touches on forgiveness, self-publishing, and divine inspiration, as she authentically shares her personal experiences and employs tips and techniques in […]

NWU Poet Raymond Nat Turner Making an Impact with Upsurge! and Beyond


Raymond Nat Turner is a member of the NWU NY Local Steering Committee and NYC poet privileged to have read at the Harriet Tubman Centennial Symposium. He is Artistic Director of the stalwart JazzPoetry Ensemble UpSurge and has appeared at numerous festivals and venues including the Monterey Jazz Festival and Panafest in Ghana West Africa. […]