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Black Joy: A Young Men's Writing Workshop

  • Chapter 510 2301 Telegraph Ave Oakland, California, 94612 United States (map)
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Chapter 510 is hosting a 10-week poetry writing workshop for young black men, ages 13-18 led by teaching artist Daniel B. Summerhill.

All students will be published in a new anthology by Nomadic Press. This is a free workshop limited to 10 youth.

When: Saturdays, 2pm-4:30pm, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16

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Nomadic Press

Nomadic Press is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that supports the works of emerging and established writers and artists. Through publications (including translations) and performances, Nomadic Press aims to build community among artists across disciplines. 

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit

Daniel B. Summerhill is an internationally recognized poet and performance artist from Oakland. He has published two books of poetry and has performed widely including Def Jam Poetry and Afropunk London.