Archives for May 2010

5th Annual NYWC Write-a-Thon, Saturday June 12th! In-Person in New York City!

It’s time for the 5th Annual Write-A-Thon! NYC’S ONLY WRITING MARATHON Change what it means to Marathon! Write by the seat of your pants for a great cause! Register now! *Devote a day to writing *Meet other writers *Attend free creative writing workshops *Inspiring lunch time talk with Nicholas Dawidoff, bestselling author of The Crowd […]

NYWC declares June 12th Write Your A** Off Day! Online from anywhere!

Join the NYWC Write-A-Thon website and take the 3k word challenge! This is the first year that we are offering the chance for you to Write Your A** Off from anywhere!  We’ve created the challenge of writing 3,000 words (about 10 pages) in one day, and we know you can do it! Our FREE Write-A-Thon […]

Writing Aloud’s Pride Month Reading was a huge success!

On June 30th, NYWC celebrated the last day of LGBT Pride Month with an installment of Writing Aloud, our quarterly reading series.   The crowd at the Jefferson Market Library listened enthusiastically as host Madeleine George introducted readers  Eileen Myles (The Importance of Being Iceland, Chelsea Girls, Cool for You), NYWC workshop leader Kate Payne, […]

Spread the Word, Win a Prize!

With less than a month to go before we write our a**es off, we’re calling on you to help spread the word about the in-person or online Write-A-Thon. Your efforts won’t go unrewarded! Anyone who posts or reposts the messages below will be entered in a prize draw. Three people will win a fabulous signed […]

Write Makes Might

Readers from all NYWC workshops are invited to share the stage for this marathon reading, reflecting the rich diversity of NYC. The 7th annual Write Makes Might took place on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at University Settlement. Participants in workshops from SAGE, the 14th Street Y, Brooklyn Vet Center, Mano a Mano, Center for the […]