Kids With Pens June 2015


Carolyn’s Kids With Pens writing camps are up and running and the participants have written some fantastic pieces. You are invited to read some of their published work on the Kids With Pens blog here.

Creative Writing Summer Camps

girl writingCarolyn will be offering creative writing summer camps for children in the Austin area during the summer of 2015. Camps will be offered in Georgetown (June 1-5), Wimberley (August 3-7) and Austin (June 29-July 10). For more information, please visit


If you’re interested in a camp being hosted in your area please contact Carolyn at

WATCH: Kerry Washington Brings to Life Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I A Woman” Speech


Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I A Woman” speech from 1851 is an iconic precursor to contemporary feminist/womanist discourse. In the speech, Truth talks about how her Black womanhood is rarely acknowledged by those who instead seek to dehumanize and humiliate her.