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ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild To Discuss Careers in “The ARTS” at Henry W. Longfellow Academy Career Day

henry-w-longfellow-academy-picASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Co-Founder, Brenda Johnson Padgitt, will be apart of this year’s career day at Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy. Dallas ISD Principal Lorena Hernandez and the staff of Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy feel that the annual career day event is a great way to enlighten students about opportunities that await them after graduation.   Every year their school solicit parents and business owners in the community to come and share their experiences and job duties with the students. The event is scheduled for September 23, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy located at 5314 Boaz Street, Dallas, Texas 75209.

The ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild organization was founded by Brenda Johnson Padgitt,AWG LOGO Pen Eunice Bridges and Glenda Fields in June of 2010 to mentor, support & help develop guild members in their chosen craft.  ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild plays a key role in helping guild members to discover & use their God given talents to impact the world. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is for the author, artist, playwright, movie producer, director, journalist, etc. who has the talent to put pen or brush to paper to create a unique & valuable piece of work. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is always looking for new talents to enhance the Literary, Visual & Performing Arts.

For more information on ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild contact us at: info@aswifttwritersguild.com or you can visit our website at: http://www.aswifttwritersguild.com.

For more information about the upcoming Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy Career Day contact Jacquelyn Gerst at 972-749-5430 or e-mail her at: jgerst@dallasisd.org

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ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Launches Community Service Programs

4-15-201ASWIFTT Writer's Guild Reads To Seniors4 by Brenda Johnson Padgitt

ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild launched its Community Service Programs on March 11, 2014.   “ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Reads To Seniors” and “ASWIFTT JR. Members Reads To Kids.”

ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Reads To Seniors is a program that allows ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Members to share books, poetry, plays, art, etc with Senior Citizens who gather at Senior Recreation Centers, who live in Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities.  The ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Reads To Seniors is a program that allows ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Members to serve in the community.

ASWIFTT JR. Members Reads To Kids is a program that allows ASWIFTT JR. Writer’s Guild Members to share books, poetry, plays, movies, etc with children at schools, recreation centers, daycares, learning centers, libraries, etc.  The ASWIFTT JR. Members Reads To Kids is a program that allows ASWIFTT JR. Writer’s Guild Members to serve in the community.

ASWIFTT JR Members Reads To KidsASWIFTT JR. Members Reads To Kids made its debut at Pat’s Learning Academy located 3721 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Dallas, Texas 75237 on March 11, 2014.  Authors Kamille Padgitt and Brenda Johnson Padgitt made an appearance at the learning academy.  Kamille Padgitt published her first children’s book “The Jersey Devil Is Not REAL!” on October 15, 2013.  The Jersey Devil Is Not Real! is a Realistic Fiction Story about a little girl who draws her own conclusion about the legend of the Jersey Devil.   Author Brenda Johnson Padgitt also read her children’s fiction book “My Baby Sister.”  It is a children’s fiction book about Danielle who learns that being a big sister can be really cool.

For more information on ASWIFTT Authors

Kamille Padgitt and Brenda Johnson Padgitt

visit:  http://www.aswifttwritersguild.com  

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ASWIFTT JR. Member, Kamille Padgitt Puts Poetic Spin On “Don’t Worry Be Happy!”

The ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Organization and Founders are proud to announce that Kamille Padgitt made the final cut in the “Express Yourself Youth Poetry Competition sponsored by the Dallas Public Library and the Dallas Foundation. Kamille entered the contest earlier this year in January 2016. The piece she authored is called “Don’t Worry Be Happy!” She is among the 60 finalists who will read their poem on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11 a.m at a ceremony & luncheon at the J. Erik Johsson Central Library, located at 1515 Young Street in Dallas, Texas.

Kamille was also honored on March 22, 2016 at the DallasexpressYourself pic ISD Scholars Recognition Ceremony.  She is listed among other Dallas ISD Scholars for her Exemplary Academic Achievements.  Kamille is a 7th grader who scored in the 95th percentile on her STAAR Reading/Math standardized test last year.  The Dallas ISD Scholars Program recognizes students in the 7th through 11th grade who have demonstrated academic excellence and college readiness potential.  This program supports students in their pursuit toward National Merit Scholarships and it also provides resources and opportunities that promote academic and social success.   

The Jersey Devil Is Not REAL FRT CVRKamille Padgitt is also a published author who wrote “The Jersey Devil Is Not REAL!” in October 2013. As a member of ASWIFTT JR. Writer’s Guild, she is receiving mentoring and support to develop her chosen literary craft. She wants to publish more of her fiction stories in the future. Her desire is to become a scientist, teacher and author like her mother. She enjoys singing, reading, science, painting, ballet, drawing and riding her bicycle.

For more information about Kamille and her upcoming books e-mail: aswifttpublishing@yahoo.com

The Mission of ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is to mentor, support & help develop guildAWG LOGO Pen members in their chosen craft.  ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild plays a key role in helping guild members to discover & use their God given talents to impact the world.  ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is for the author, artist, playwright, movie producer, director, journalist, etc. who has the talent to put pen or brush to paper to create a unique & valuable piece of work.  ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is always looking for new talents to enhance the Literary, Visual & Performing Arts.

For more information on ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild visit: http://www.aswifttwritersguild.com or call 1-866-302-0508.  We look forward to working with you!

 

 


ASWIFTT Authors To Attend The National Black Book Festival In October 2016

blackbookfestival logoJoin ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild and ASWIFTT PUBLISHING, LLC on October 27, 2016 at the National Black Book Festival in Houston, Texas. The event will take place at Fallbrook Church located at 12512 Walters Rd. Exhibit hours will be on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild and ASWIFTT PUBLISHING, LLC will be among other authors, publishers and vendors who are scheduled to attend the event. ASWIFTTAWG LOGO Pen Writer’s Guild Founders, Eunice Bridges, Glenda Fields and Brenda Johnson Padgitt are inviting all ASWIFTT Authors to meet us in Houston, Texas on October 27, 2016.

The mission of ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is to mentor, support & help develop guild members in their chosen craft. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild plays a key role in helping guild members to discover & use their God given talents to impact the world. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is for the author, artist, playwright, movie ASWIFTT PUBLISHING LOGO9producer, director, journalist, etc. who has the talent to put pen or brush to paper to create a unique & valuable piece of work. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is always looking for new talents to enhance the Literary, Visual & Performing Arts.

For more information about ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild or attending the National Black Book Festival in Houston, Texas email us at: info@aswifttwritersguild.com or contact the National Black Book Festival organizers at: info@nationalblackbookfestival.com


The 2016 ASWIFTT Literary Visual & Performing Arts AWARDS

ID-10075348Join ASWIFTT RADIO Host, Brenda Johnson Padgitt along with her co-hosts Glenda Fields and Eunice Bridges on January 30, 2016 at 5 pm CST, 6 pm EST, and 3 pm PST, as they host The 2016 ASWIFTT Literary, Visual & Performing Arts Awards.  This will be ASWIFTT’s 2nd annual awards ceremony for ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild members and ASWIFTT PUBLISHING, LLC authors.

The awards recognition platform seeks to recognize and appreciate its members for their works, publications, community involvement and contributions in the Literary, Visual, & Performing Arts.  ASWIFTT Award categories range from Education, Global Outreach,Transitional Figure & More.

Winners will have the opportunity to call in to give a 2 minute acceptance speech. They will also receive their awards and prizes in the mail.  ASWIFTT is for the author, artist, playwright, movie producer, director, journalist, etc. who has the talent to put pen or brush to paper to create a unique & valuable piece of work. ASWIFTT is always looking for new talents to enhance the Literary, Visual & Performing Arts.

The Mission of ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild is to mentor, support & help develop guild members in their chosen craft. ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild plays a key role in helping guild members to discover & use their God given talents to impact the world.

For more information on The 2016 ASWIFTT Literary, Visual & Performing Arts Awards Show please e-mail and contact us at: info@aswifttwritersguild.com

You can listen live on January 30, 2016 at 5 pm CST, 6 pm EST and 3 pm PST online at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/aswifttradio/2016/01/30/the-2016-aswiftt-literary-visual-performing-arts-awards


ASWIFTT JR. Members READS TO KIDS At Pat’s Learning Academy!

Pat's Learning Academy Pic 6Another successful ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild event on September 2, 2015 at Pat’s Learning Academy. Co-Founder, Brenda Johnson Padgitt and ASWIFTT Jr. member, Kamille Padgitt, made appearances at the academy to read “A Day Like Mine” by Eunice Bridges. Students enjoyed listening to the fiction story about Megan and her special doll. The story begins with Megan waking up in the morning to a new school day. She is excited about the special doll her friend Lisa sent her in the mail. Megan wants to take her doll to school for “Show and Tell.” She prepared for this day carefully but starts off on the wrong foot when she forgets her special doll at home. The story was relevant to the kids of Pat’s Learning Academy. Many of the students had something to share about losing a truck, car, doll or special toy. The story “A Day Like Mine,” shows how a good day can quickly turn into a bad day.  The author of “A Day Like Mine,” Eunice Bridges, is also a moviePat's Learning Academy Pic 2 producer, playwright, and a Co-Founder of ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild. Eunice has also written “A Child’s Laughter,” “Silent Cry,” “The Last Flight,” and “Eunice Bridges Poetry Collection, Vol. I”

The visit to Pat’s Learning Academy is part of ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild community service Program called “ASWIFTT Jr. Members READS TO KIDS.” ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild also has another community service program called “ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild READS TO SENIORS.” Both programs launched on March 11, 2014.

ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild wants to thank Pat Fowler, the owner of Pat’s Learning Academy, for Pat's Learning Academy Pic 5allowing us to share books with students of the academy. We also want to thank Ms. Tay, Ms. Fran, Mrs. Russell, and Ms. Amor who are the teachers. Thank you for allowing us to contribute to your students’ academic success. We appreciate the opportunity! For more information on ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild and its community programs you can contact us at: info@aswifttwritersguild.com


ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Signs New ASWIFTT Members: Bridgette McCullough and Rachel Butler

ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild welcomes its two newest members Bridgette McCullough and Rachel Butler.  Bridgette and Rachel are a mother/daughter team who joined ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild with a desire to get mentoring and become published authors.  Bridgette McCullough is new to the literary world.  She is now putting her passion of writing to work and pursing her dream.  She says it is a blessing to get the opportunity to work with ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild Founders, Brenda Johnson Padgitt, Eunice Bridges and Glenda Fields.  She further stated that she feels confident in the founders’ knowledge, skill-set, talents, and desire to help her achieve her literary goals.

Since childhood, Bridgette has written poetry, short stories and thoughts about life in her journal.  Bridgette is an avid reader, lover of art Rachel Butler picand music.  She is a proclaimed self-taught dancer, video/photographer and admires the triumph of the human spirit.  Her ultimate life goal is to write and travel all over the world. Rachel Butler joined ASWIFTT Jr. Writer’s Guild with a passion to write.  She is a creative, thought provoking 10 year old student who has written several short stories.  She also received an award for an essay she had written. The award became a motivation for Rachel to continue writing and become a published author.  With the assistance of ASWIFTT Jr. Writer’s Guild, she is happy to have support and mentorship to make her dream a reality. Rachel also loves to act, swim, play video games and bake.

For more information on ASWIFTT Writer’s Guild membership contact us at: info@aswifttwritersguild.com or call 1-866-302-0508.