Archives for February 2010

April 19th Writing Aloud Celebrates NYC’s Immigrant Heritage

As Part of Immigrant Heritage Week, NYWC continues our quarterly reading series at Greenlight Bookstore. This reading will feature poet and novelist Sinan Antoon (Baghdad Blues, Harbor Mountain Press and I’jam: An Iraqi Rhapsody, City Light Books) alongside Immigrant NYWC workshop members. April 19, 2010 Greenlight Book Store 686 Fulton St.Fort Greene, Brooklyn 7:30pm Readers: […]

Volunteer to lead writing workshops with us!

A great way to become involved with NYWC is to lead creative writing workshops with us!  We are seeking a bilingual (Spanish) workshop leader for a specific workshop site, and those with day time availability, but all are welcome to apply.   Six people will be selected to participate in our training. NYWC trains volunteers to […]

Red and Black Party Photos

Thanks to everyone who came out to our fourth annual Red and Black Party! Here are some photographs from the event. All photographs were taken by Demond Waters.

Writing Aloud Celebrates The Fortune Society

Join us as Lemon Andersen and Mary Ellen Sanger read with members of The Fortune Society. Writing Aloud celebrates  the publication of Inside Out, Writing From the Fortune Society, hot off NYWC press. Saturday, January 16, 2010 The Jefferson Market Library, 425 6th Ave in Greenwich Village 2: 00 pm Free!

Spotlight on Bayview

I got a call from NYWC workshop leader Jaclyn Perlmutter about an hour before I was set to visit her writing workshop. She’d called to remind about the dress code at Bayview Correctional Facility, where Jaclyn has been leading a NYWC workshop since July 2009. Because the facility wants to create a somewhat formal atmosphere […]