Become a Sustaining Member

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$5 doesn’t go far in New York City today. Take these examples:
A piece of toast
About an ounce and a half of Kale Chips
5 ounces of Kimchi
Or, $5 could provide supplies for a workshop at The Brooklyn Public Library.

Poker pros on poker prose

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Join NYWC at the Brooklyn Historical Society for a panel discussion exploring the intersections between two careers designed to terrify your parents: writing and poker.

So many workshops. So little time!


We’re bringing you a few ways to get your writing fix before, during, and after the work day this month — plus, check out our new drop-in workshop in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood!

NYWC 2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Get a glimpse of the transformative power of NYWC’s work detailed in our first-ever annual report. Inside you’ll see the impact of our work and hear from those directly affected by our programs.

City Stories & City Spirit return to Green-Wood Cemetery

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NYWC teams up with Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery again to offer an 8-week series of free, creative writing workshops within the cemetery gates. Begins May 27. Advanced registration required.