NYWC Inside Out

WEB Feature

Every year we’re amazed by the artists who dip into the world of NY Writers Coalition, so it’s with great pleasure that we bring you another installment of NYWC Inside Out, a gathering of the brilliant poets, writers, and activists who have made NYWC what it is today.

Writing Prompt: Ekphrastic odes to our stuff

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Write an ekphrastic ode to a tool, machine, or gadget that you use every day — anything from the spoon you ate your cereal with this morning to your ever-buzzing smartphone. Give thanks!

Help your writing survive the fall

City Voices_WEB Feature

We’re excited to announce the Fall 2014 offering for NYWC’s City Voices Workshop, our new series of affordable creative writing workshops to aid writers in every stage of their writing lives and careers.

Iniko & Anberlin sing us a story

Anberlin Video

Congratulations to Iniko Thornell, whose poem “Big Brother” was featured on NYWC’s Sing Me a Story page and made into a song by Warped Tour band Anberlin. Check out the music video, recorded on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

Writing Prompt: Metamorphosis

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Don’t you hate it when you wake up in the morning to find six cockroach legs dangling out from under your sheets? Isn’t it awful when you find out that those six legs are your own?Write a story in which you or your character undergoes a metamorphosis into another creature. What must he or she do to change back?