Archives for December 2011

December 2011 NYWC Community News

News from the NYWC Community Workshop Leaders in the Limelight: Jaclyn Perlmutter got accepted in, and began studies at, NYU’s Masters in Food Studies Program. David Winter‘s Poem “Luciano Serafino’s Lover” appeared on the literary culture website The Nervous Breakdown. Community News: Workshop member Edi Holley will be the Featured Poet at the Park Slope […]

NYWC receives a 2012 Challenge America grant from the NEA

The National Endowment for the Arts just announced that NYWC is one of just 162 organizations nationwide to receive a 2012 Challenge America grant.  The grant will support our 2012 Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival. You can read more about the grants here at the NEA’s website.  

2012 Red and Black Party! Save the date February 13, 2012

Join us Feb 13, 2012 from 6;30 to 8:30 PM for our Red and Black Party, NYWC’s annual celebration of Love’s two-faced heart! Toast love, lust and loss as we raise our martinis to love’s swooning, two-faced, delusional heart. Proceeds benefit NYWC’s free, unique and powerful creative writing programs across New York City. Singles, couples, triples, the […]

INSIGHT OUT launched!

On Saturday, December 3rd,  we celebrated the launch of INSIGHT OUT, our latest chapbook. This slim volume of poetry and prose is packed with wonders, from NYWC’s writing workshop at the Center for the Independence of the Disabled–New York. The authors read to an appreciative audience in the beautiful and historic Jefferson Market Library in […]