Archives for September 2009

I Feel Surreal

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Issue II: Fall 2009

by Hannah Puelle Age 6 When my brother looked like a monster in the water, When a cat starts to talk, A fish starts to dance, When a ceiling board jumped, When a slide banged itself, When I jumped without even trying to jump, When hair jumped on my head, When clothes came out of […]

Ridge Kids Book Release Party

On September 3rd, a party was held at the Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge Branch to celebrate the release of the latest NYWC publication, Ridge Kids 2009. Parents, friends, library staff, and local Council Member Vincent Gentile cheered on the brave and talented young writers as they read their work aloud to a packed room. […]

2009 Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival

Saturday, August 22nd, marked the Fifth Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival. The crowd gathered under ominous skies, hoping that the rain would hold off long enough so that the show, featuring literary stars Touré, Staceyann Chin, and  Colson Whitehead reading along with the kids and teens from the Fort Greene Park Summer Creative […]