Fall (back) into your memoir this month

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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

Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo (center) joins NYWC Founder & Executive Director Aaron Zimmerman and  NYWC Program Director Nancy Weber for the 11th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival on August 22.

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.

NYWC’s Write-A-Thon turns 10!


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?

Writing Aloud returns to BookCourt!


Join us for the return of the Writing Aloud Reading Series and the NYC book launch of two powerful writers during this Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event. September 17 @ 7:00 p.m. at BookCourt!

NYWC + More Art = Summer Arts Celebration!


Hear what NYWC Writers have been up to in Sunset Park this year at the More Art Summer Arts Celebration. Saturday, August 15 @ 2:00-5:00 p.m.