Archives for April 2012

Reading of the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated

Join NYWC and the Metro NY Prison Librarians for a reading that will showcase a dynamic and stirring line-up of writers. You’ll hear voices from the inside and from all sides of the criminal justice system. Featured readers include NYWC workshop leaders Deborah Clearman, Rita Hickey, Patrick Mathieu, John Maney, and Rebecca McCray. Friday, May […]

Chapbook Launch Reading

Join us to celebrate NYWC’s latest publication, Taking the Prompt, an anthology of poetry and prose by members of NYWC’s workshop at the Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare. This anthology spans human experiences from dealing with trauma to enjoying the small pleasures of everyday life, with strenth, emotional depth, and humor. A reception will follow the […]

NYWC’s Carley Moore and Madeleine George Book Launch Party and Reading

Join us to celebrate the publication of 2 Young Adult books by NYWC workshop member Carley Moore and NYWC Workshop Leader Madeleine George! Moore’s The Stalker Chronicles tells the story of high school sophomore Cammie Bliss who has long been labeled a stalker by her peers. But when a cute new boy named Toby arrives […]

Write Makes Might Draws a Crowd!

On a recent Saturday afternoon more than seventy people gathered in the Andrew Heiskell Library on West 20th Street in Manhattan to listen with rapt attention to poetry and prose written in NYWC workshops. Nearly forty members of workshops for the formerly incarcerated, survivors of serious illness and disabilities, seniors, LGBT elders and homeless youth, […]