VONA Workshop for Writers of Color

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The Voices of Our Nation Arts foundation is now accepting submissions for its summer workshop!

Founded in 1999 by, among others, Junot Díaz, VONA helps writers of color develop their work in all genres, from fiction to memoir to graphic novel and beyond. This year’s faculty include Díaz, Staceyann Chin, and Mat Johnson.

Applications are due March 1, so check out the details and get writing!


Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →