Tag Archive | Women’s Literature

Freelance Journalist

Contact: pennydickersonwrites@gmail.com Penny Dickerson is an independent journalist with a passion for cool people, extraordinary places, and good sushi. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) and an Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Lesley University (Cambridge, MA).   Passionate about words and writing, Penny has augmented her freelance […]

Happy 125th Birthday Zora Neale Hurston

Click link the red title to view Orlando Arts Magazine’s: Zora’s 125th Birthday Orlando Arts Magazine is United Arts’ bi-monthly magazine and is produced in partnership with Visit Orlando. The magazine covers Central Florida arts and cultural happenings, featuring a cultural calendar primarily highlighting events in our four-county region. The magazine currently enjoys a pass-on rate of 75,000 with 54 […]

Bethune Professor Publishes Historical Epic

                                                                                                                        Professor’s new book examines Dr. Bethune’s activism in Florida June 4, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The contributions of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune will be given literary homage in a new book by Dr. Ashley Robertson, curator, assistant professor and museum director at […]

Jennie Blue & her Boss Literary Luncheon

  Meet Jennie Blue, my dear sistah-friend I’ve nicknamed:  “Madame Wonderful.” A moniker should suit a person, and this complimentary salutation absolutely personifies Jennie. She’s a class act, an absolute “standard” when it comes to representing the most positive of interactions amongst human beings and skirts “mess” at all costs. Yes, you want to both […]

What’s a cancer survivor like me doing in Ebony? (The back story)

CLICK LINK TO READ MY JOURNAL DEBUT: Cancer is Crazy: Journals in the Raw (Part I) http://www.ebony.com/wellness-empowerment/cancer-is-crazy-journals-in-the-raw-part-1-967#axzz2SScicOu0 First allow me to remind some and initially inform others that I’ve been writing/blogging about African Americans and Cancer for more than two years. I was diagnosed with Renal Cell Carcinoma in 2006 after decades of other health related […]

25 Years Strong: The ZORA! Festival 2014

Click link below to read ebony.com feature http://www.ebony.com/black-history/25-years-strong-the-zora-festival-987#axzz2pOvxnRZC 25 Years Strong: The ZORA! Festival An eclectic Black arts gathering, this 2014 literary festival should rank high on your New Year’s Must-Do List By Penny Dickerson 25 Years Strong: The ZORA! Festival The incomparable Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God is the most notably […]

Ebony Magazine: Cancer Journals in the Raw

As a matter of fact, these cancer journals ARE about me. I pray that cancer may never be about you. For those who support my writing, thank you. For those who are hung up over the diction (that means there are three words of profanity in each), I also pray that your pious religious beliefs and […]