Artists in the Afternoon 4: Writing For Our Lives

Updated May 6

REThink the Narrative, The Esteem Awards and YOU[TH] BELONG Present – Artists in the Afternoon 4: Writing for our lives to be held on Saturday August 31, at 250 Williams Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30303 From 1PM – 5PM. Join us for an afternoon highlighting written and spoken word, music, art, and more.

This event is free and open to the public.

Confirmed Panelists:

Aaron Foley, Author, Journalist and founding director of the Black Media Initiative

Coquie Hughes, Filmmaker & Entrepreneur

Andre Bradley, YA Fiction Novelist

Anne Shade, Romance Novelist

Allen R. Wells, Writer and co-founder of BlackCreatorsinKidLit

Corky Henderson, Writer and founder M.ind O.ver M.atter (MOM)

Tracee McDaniel, Trans Human Rights Advocate

Araya Baker, Educator, Journalist, and Psychotherapist

Doris Thomas, Historian

Latanya Mack, Poet

Tim’m West, Educator & Activist

Tom Logan, Entrepreneur, CEO

With special performances, lively conversation, door prizes, and vendors. It is sure to be an afternoon well spent!

More panelists including our YOU[TH] BELONG programming will be announced soon!

For vendor information on contact Phil Esteem of at

Partner Organization: LGBTQ+ Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Media Partners:

Meak Productions, Inc.

Black Gay Table Talk Podcast

Blaque/Out Magazine

RSVP Tickets here: