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Serena W
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  • Alexandria, VA
  • United States
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Queens, NY
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
Alexandria, VA
I'm a . . .
Writer, Artist
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
What You Need to Know About Me:
I'm a native New Yorker. I moved to the Washington DC area after I graduated from Syracuse University and after living there for 8.5 years I moved to Dallas, TX where I resided for 3.5 years before moving back to the DMV area. I'm published in 5 anthologies which include, "Gumbo for the Soul, Here's Our Child Where's the Village and Women of Honor--Special Pink Edition edited by Beverly Black Johnson, How I Freed my Soul, Liberated Muse edited by Khadijah Ali Coleman and Have a Little Faith and the upcoming book Keeping the Faith edited by Vanessa Miller."

I have been in the nonprofit field for thirteen years serving in capacities such as after school programming, grant writing, creating partnerships and leveraging resources for smaller non profits so they can succeed.

My creative writing influences are authors and poets such as Zora Neale Hurston, Sonia Sanchez and Nikki Giovanni. My Mother and Grandparents have also encouraged me to go after my dreams and passion to write. I always give praise to God for blessing me. My other influences are my godchildren that really help me to imagine and dream to create children's stories. My friends and the wild stories I hear on a daily basis is the foundation of my fictious novels that have a lot of reality in them.

I'm also the founder of Divine Wryte Creations, Making Words into Art. Founded in 2007 I create and sell poetic products such as framed poetry and bookmarks. I'm currently working on poetry and fiction books which will be availabe on my site as well. You can go to my website at to purchase.

On the side I assist small nonprofits with strategic planning, budgeting, program development, partnership and collaboration building.

My expertise in the nonprofit world and my creative writing solutions will help you to build a foundation and wealth for your organization. Working nationally I know I can assist you with the many challenges facing the philanthropic changes.

For more information and/or rates please email me at

God bless

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Its Not Too Late! Purchase Your Copy of "Keeping the Faith" anthology Today! I'm In It!!!

Hi everyone and blessings to you! Thank you to everyone that has supported and purchased a copy of the anthology I'm published in titled, "Keeping the Faith." I've gotten great reviews about my story from readers that have purchased and already read the book!


Here's what children's author…


Posted on April 13, 2011 at 1:08pm

Author and Poet Serena Wills is Published in Keeping the Faith! Buy Your Copy from Me Today!

GREAT NEWS! I’m a contributing author in the Keeping the Faith anthology by Vanessa Miller is Available and On Sale at my website at Buy your copy by going to the left hand column in my blog and click below the book… Continue

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 5:44pm

Let Freedom Rain

This is a piece I wrote on election night 2008. A client of mine has a 16x20 frame of this piece hanging up in her foyer to keep her inspired. Be blessed and let's stand behind our President!

Let Freedom Rain

History is HIS-STORY

God’s breath that created everything we see

Obama said you want to be on the right side of history

And be a leader by showing your people what you’ve built and not what you can…


Posted on November 12, 2010 at 9:12pm

Silenced by Cancer

Greeting BAS Members. I hope all of you are blessed and creatively doing what you love to do. My last update was in the summer shortly before my mother Marguerite "Sauti" Wills was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. She was told that it was already at stage 4 which is advanced as it spread to her stomach as well. The following six months consisted of her being admitted to hospitals and rehabs, my family coming together on one accord and me traveling up…


Posted on April 28, 2010 at 8:24pm — 2 Comments

Check Out Divine Wryte Creations Online Shop for Father's Day and Have a Little Faith Anthology is Available for Purchase!!!

Hello everyone and peace to you! These are great times as I begin to see my hard work pay off! First off Fathers Day is around the corner and in honor of this special day I have Father's Day frames featured in my online Etsy web shop. His Voice and God's Whisper are the featured framed poems. All frames purchased by 12pm Thursday will be shipped out to arrive Saturday! Thanks to everyone who has supported my shop, bought products while I'm out at… Continue

Posted on June 16, 2009 at 9:53am

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At 1:24pm on January 5, 2009, Juanita Betts said…
Happy New Year!

At 5:40pm on December 17, 2008, Jill said…
*THANK YOU* So Much for you Lovely encouraging compliments on my poetry:)


I am Sorry for you loss:( I lost my Brother early this month :(I feel your pain:)

At 11:46am on September 3, 2008, Savaslas Lofton said…
God bless
At 3:42pm on August 30, 2008, The Passion said…
hello Serena, I will be sharing another look ahead soon, from Complicated Passions the CD,
At 10:00am on June 13, 2008, Savaslas Lofton said…
Have a great weekend Serena
At 1:37am on June 13, 2008, Dr. Vivi Monroe Congress said…
Hey Serena!

So sorry ... I'm just now peeked in and saw that you left a message. As you already know, I did not attend OCBF's writers event this year but I pray all walked away full of purpose!

At 11:32pm on May 30, 2008, The Passion said…
hello Serena

just stop by to share my art

5683 *

I will speak my heart, my emotions true
so that my very words will bring joy to you,
my desire to give passion a new name,
I will speak them sweetly
to the one who has set my desire free,
they will burn like a raging fire
for every moment to have you surrender
the sweetness of your love to me,
I will caress the very essence of your soul,
I will become a slave to love
call me passion and I will fill your every moment
every time you call out to me
At 10:29pm on April 27, 2008, Brooklen Borne said…
Thank you so much. I use to hang out on 125th and Adam Clayton; back in the day.
At 1:38pm on April 27, 2008, Jill said…
*You are VERY Welcome* I enjoyed all your works you have posted.Very well done .*Thank you* for Lovely comments on my poetry.PEACE LOVE & GOD BLESS Jill
At 9:08pm on April 25, 2008, Nona Farrar said…

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