News from the NYWC Community

Organizational News:

  • From Kingsbridge to Canarsie authors appeared Nov. 19th on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC Radio! Listen here!
  • Erin Hopkins joined the staff of NYWC as Youth Program Coordinator.

Workshop Leaders in the Limelight:

  • Tamiko Beyer is attending an MFA program at Washington University in St. Louis. She is attending on two fellowships, the Chancellor’s Fellowship and the Olin Fellowship. She also has a few poems in the latest issue of Copper Nickel.
  • Deborah Clearman‘s novel, Todos Santos, has been accepted for publication by Black Lawrence Press, publication date, June 2010.
  • Yvonne Garrett‘s short story “If I Were a Carpenter” is in the current issue of Raleigh Quarterly.
  • Kaitlyn Greenidge is attending the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Hunter College.
  • Suzanne Guillette‘s book, Much To Your Chagrin: A Memoir Of Embarrassment,  is forthcoming from Atria in March of 2009.
  • Sophie McManus is at a seven month residency at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center.
  • Alex Samets began an MFA program for Creative Writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

News in the Community:

The next Independent and Small Press Book Fair takes place on Saturday, December 6th, and Sunday, December 7th in Manhattan.  Admission is free, please, visit for more information.

The Tenement Museum celebrates the paperback release of Red the Book, a fiery, complicated, vulnerable, and funny collection, full of essays written by 58 American teenage girls and edited by Amy Goldwasser.Thursday, December 11, 6:30 pm at the Tenement Museum Shop, 108 Orchard Street, Lower East Side.