The Hellebore Press & HUES Foundation is excited to open applications for our first digital workshop. Please join us in November 2020 for The Poetic Voice as Radical Instrument by HUES Lecturer & Author, Joey S. Kim. This two week long digital workshop will focus on elements of voice & point of view.

Joey S. Kim, HUES Lecturer

Joey S. Kim is a scholar, creative writer, and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo. Her poetry ventures through Korean history, the feminine body, U.S. foreign policy, and coming-of-age in midwestern America. She researches nineteenth-century global Anglophone literature and poetics. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Pleiades: Literature in Context, Burningword Literary Journal, Essays in Romanticism, and elsewhere. Body Facts is her debut book of poems. 

Daschielle Louis, HUES Poetry Fellow 2020-2021

Daschielle Louis is a Haitian American poet, writer, and graphic artist from South Florida: her work uses fluid folkloric horror to examine blackness, womanhood, Haitian culture and migration. Daschielle’s poetry and short stories have appeared in spaces such as Token Magazine, Juked, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, Moko Magazine, Panku Literary and Arts Magazine, Rise Up Review, Transition Magazine at The Hutchins Center, Vagabond City Lit, WusGood Magazine and Dear Damsel. She has received fellowships from Winter Tangerine, Pink Door Writing Retreat, The Watering Hole, and The Hues Foundation. Her literary work is housed on her website

Yamilette Vizcaíno, HUES Creative Nonfiction Fellow 2021

Yamilette Vizcaíno is an Afrolatinx writer and educator based in Brooklyn. She was a 2020 Tin House Winter Workshop attendee and the winner of the 2019 Cosmonauts Avenue Nonfiction prize. She is the 2020 Oyster River Pages Creative Nonfiction intern and her work can be found at The Offing,  -ismo magazine, and Watermelanin Magazine. Her mother still thinks that she peaked at eight, when she single-handedly polished off a turkey leg bigger than her head.

HUES Workshop FAQ

Who can apply? What is the deadline to apply?

If you are interested in connecting and growing in your craft alongside other poets and writers of color, please apply before November 13, 2020.

When does the workshop start and end?

The Poetic Voice as Radical Instrument will begin on November 16th, 2020 and end on November 30th, 2020.

Due to the online format, scheduling is flexible. HUES Scholars will be able to participate at a pace and capacity that is comfortable for them.

What else do I need to know?

Applicants must send their WIP (up to one poem, essay, or short story) to huesfoundation[@] by November 15, 2020 if they would like to receive feedback on a particular piece. If more time is needed, work may be sent by November 22, 2020.

A donation of $10 is requested to participate in the 2 week long digital workshop which will provide poets & writers with:

  • The opportunity to connect with other writers and poets in a safe online space that affirms and amplifies BIPOC voices
  • Detailed feedback on 1-2 works in progress
  • Recommended readings for further study and analysis
  • Optional prompts to spark curiosity, inspiration, and growth within one’s writing
  • Roundtable discussions about the craft via Google Meet
  • Feature in The Hellebore Press (includes photo, bio, publications, etc.)
  • Lifelong recognition as a HUES Scholar

Where is the application?

To apply complete the Google Form here.

When will I be notified of the status of my application?

All applicants will be notified of their admission within 48 hours of receipt.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!