Admission: Free for all.
Please RSVP below to let us know you are planning to attend.
Workshop locations and times below. Look for our workshop leaders carrying the NYWC Day banners!
1:00 to 2:30 PM. Prospect Park, Lefferts Historic House: Meet at 12:45 at Lefferts House to sign up. Presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance. Click here for a map and more information.
1:00 to 2:30 PM. Immigrant Movement International bilingual (English and/or Spanish) workshop in Corona, Queens. Meet at 12:45 to sign up. Click here for more information about Immigrant Movement International and here for directions.
1:30 until approx. 3:00 PM. NYC Subway Flash Mob Workshop: Meet at the very front of the Queens Bound Number 7 Train platform at the 42nd Street/Times Square at 1:30 PM. We will board at 1:45 and ride the train to the end of the line and back.
3:00 to 4:30 PM. Brooklyn Borough Hall: Meet at 2:45 in the Community Room to sign-up. Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Brooklyn Book Festival. Click here for a map to Borough Hall.
4 to 6 PM. Central Park: Meet in Strawberry Fields at 3:45 PM to sign up. Strawberry Fields is on the West Side of the park between 71st and 74th Streets. Click here for info about Strawberry Fields and here for a map.
4:15 to 5:30 PM. Kensington Brooklyn Library: Meet at the library at 4:00 to sign up. This will be a youth friendly workshop, so kids and teens, this is the one for you! Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library. Click here for for info and directions.
5:30 to 7:00 PM. Villalobos House, Marble Hill, Bronx bilingual (English and/or Spanish) workshop: Meet at Villalobo House at 5:15 PM to sign up. Click here to read about Villalobos House and here for directions/map.
6:00 to 7:30. Coney Island Museum/Sideshow: Meet in front of the Sideshow at 5:45 to sign up. We will then go to the Boardwalk to write and return to the Museum/Sideshow for the rest of the workshop. Click here for more information about the Coney Island Museum and Sideshow.
7;45 PM until approximately 9;15 PM. Staten Island Ferry Flash Mob Workshop: Meet at the Whitehall Terminal in Manhattan at 7:45 PM. We will board the 8:00 Ferry, ride it to Staten Island, continue the workshop in the terminal and then return to Manhattan. Click here for a map.
NYWC Day will be followed by an open mic reading the next day, Saturday, May 19 when everyone who attended a NYWC Day workshop will be eligible to read as part of this year’s Brooklyn Lit Crawl! 7 PM at the Micro Museum, 123 Smith Street, Brooklyn. Due to time constraints, space will be limited to 7 readers (5 minutes maximum) and sign up will be first-come, first serve.