Speakers 2022

Alexa Alemanni

Asst. Professor of Screenwriting, USC and New York Film Academy

Andrea Loney

Author and Educator

Charmaine Lord

Culinary Host & Yoga Practitioner

Dr. Amina Blackwood Meeks

Storyteller, Author & College Orator - EMCVPA

Dr. Donna Aza Weir-Soley

Associate Professor of English - FIU & Incoming President of ACWWS

Dr. Horace Alexander

Author & Retired Professor of English

Dr. Joan Marques

Editor, Author, Motivational Speaker & Professor - Woodbury University

Dr. Sujin Huggins

Associate Professor - Dominican University

Eleanor Wint

Pan African Social Activist, Retired Professor of Social Work and Sociology

Judith Falloon-Reid

Award Winning Film Director, Author & Motivational Speaker

Lynda Edwards

Author & Workshop Presenter

Malachi Smith

Poet, Educator & Mitchner Caribbean Writers Institute Fellow

Melissa Shepherd-Williams

Adjunct Professor - Pacific Oaks College

Shaelin Bishop

Fiction Writer, Educator & Reedsy’s Video Content Producer