Antioch University Los Angeles and inspiration2publication was proud to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Leimert Park Village Book Fair.
AULA hosted a “Bookend” event the Sunday before the Fair offering refreshments, Poetry & Story for the community-at-large followed by a writing craft workshop with NAACP Image Award Winning Author, Toni Ann Johnson and a Graduate of the AULA MFA program.
The anticipation for Ms. Johnson’s reading was beautifully upsurged by current MFA student: Raquelle Mayoral who shared original poetry and current BA student: Linda McShan reading selected works of Lucille Clifton.
The nearly 50 people in attendance were inspired, awed, and encouraged by Shared-Story.
Karen Hamilton ’17 (Antioch Los Angeles, MA) is Antioch's Director of Marketing for Content and Communications. She has used her storytelling and copywriting skills for more than twenty years, crafting articles and creating publications. She believes that communication is a powerful driver for social change.