Register for NYWC’s 10th Anniversary Write-A-Thon!

NYWC’s 10th Anniversary Write-A-Thon takes place Saturday, November 7 at The Writer’s Room, New York City’s first shared work space for emerging and established writers of all genres. Will you be there? Register here!

Write-A-Thon Fundraising Tip #2: Cast a Wide Net

You can never predict which long lost friend, former colleague, or ex-lover will surprise you with a generous pledge to your Write-A-Thon page. So cast a wide net and find out!

Write-A-Thon Fundraising Tip #1: Hit delete.

Writers have a love/hate relationship with the delete button. But if you’re fundraising for the Write-A-Thon, it just might become your new best friend.

Call for Essays: As Seen On [ ]

Show us your view of this crazy city — through history, prose, humor, and everything in between. NYWC is proud to partner with Urban Omnibus, A Public Space, and Greenlight Bookstore in this year’s Urban Omnibus writing competition. Details here.

Fall (back) into your memoir this month

The act of writing can be a powerful vehicle for self-discovery, personal transformation, and social change. Join us for an 8-week personal memoir-writing workshop led by writer and editor Melissa Petro beginning September 22. Learn more here.

Council Member Cumbo Announces $17.1M for Arts Education in Brooklyn’s Cultural District

NYC Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo announces plans for the 35th Council District to receive a total of $17,115,000 million in funding for after-school arts programming and cultural institutions.