Lyzette Wanzer MFA

Conference Founder & Director, TRAUMA, TRESSES, & TRUTH

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Lyzette Wanzer, MFA is a San Francisco writer, editor, and creative writing workshop instructor. Her work reflects the peri-racial, social, and economic experiences of African-Americans and others in these times. A flash fiction connoisseur and essay aficionado, her work has appeared in Callaloo, Tampa Review, Natural Bridge, The MacGuffin, Ampersand Review, Journal of Advanced Development, Journal of Experimental Fiction, Pleiades, Flashquake, Fourteen Hills, Potomac Review, International Journal on Literature and Theory, Fringe Magazine, The Naked Truth, and many others. She is a contributor to The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays (Wyatt-MacKenzie),  Essay Daily, The Naked Truth, and the San Francisco University High School Journal. Lyzette has been awarded writing residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts (CA), Blue Mountain Center (NY), Kimmel Harding Center for the Arts (NE), Playa Summer Lake (OR), Horned Dorset Colony (NY), Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (AR), and The Banff Centre in Canada. She is the recipient of an Investing in Artists grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, three Individual Artist Commission grants from San Francisco Arts Commission, and three Professional Development Grants from the Creative Capacity Fund.

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Conference Kickoff!

August 07, 2021, 06:00 PM
Kara Rota Amy Kweskin Anuj Nijhawan Lyzette Wanzer

Narrative Healing: Writing Our Hair

August 08, 2021, 10:30 PM
Lyzette Wanzer

The CROWN Act: An Overview of SB 188

August 09, 2021, 12:00 AM
Kathryn Seabron Margalynne Armstrong Lyzette Wanzer Vanessa Hintz

Welcome to the 2023 TRAUMA, TRESSES, & TRUTH Conference!

August 05, 2023, 01:00 AM
Lyzette Wanzer