Jacquetta Farrar

Jacquetta Farrar is a Newark native with a passion for writing, education, acting and journalism. She believes that the narration of Black people should be created and told by Black people. Jacquetta has learned throughout the books and scripts she has read the power of words; how diction, imagery, plots, twists and characters can inspire a world of people. Outside of writing, she is also an actress and a host. In 2016, she became one of the hosts for the Newark International FIlm Fest and is also a host for the Newark Short Film Awards. Jacquetta is in the works of writing her first book discussing the relationship of the Black Mother and Daughter.