Previous Writer to Writer Mentees
Spring 2016 Session
Rachel Ansong, a Ghanaian artist and a 2015 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes its Own) poetry winner, uses writing, dance, and music to express her culture and to explore the essence of home. Currently a student at Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA program, Rachel is working on several creative projects that investigate identity displacement of African immigrants in the United States and on the continent. Her blog is http://theeyeofalion.blogspot.com/.
Rachel worked with the poet Barbara Helfgott Hyett.