KEYNOTE SPEAKER: LINDA VILLAROSA
Please SAVE the date for the 2021 Creative Writing Awards to be held virtually on Thursday, April 22nd.
Keynote speaker, Linda Villarosa, is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, where she covers race, inequality, and health. Her 2018 cover story, “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis,” was nominated for a National Magazine Award. Her essay on medical myths was included in the New York Times’s 1619 Project in August 2019. Most recently, she covered the toll COVID-19 has taken on black communities in America and the environmental justice movement in Philadelphia.