Archives for July 2013

NYWC Drop-In Workshops resume in next week!

Thank you your patience during NYWC’s recent month of program evaluation. We’re excited to announce that beginning next week, NYWC’s drop-in workshops resume Brooklyn. As usual, these workshops are free and open to the public. No advance sign-up is necessary. We hope you’re as excited to write as we are — see you soon! Mondays @ 3:00 […]

NYWC’s Tell Your Story Campaign is going strong!

All month we’ve shared tales from the battlefield — also known as inspirational stories from NYWC workshop leaders telling us why they do what they do for NYWC’s Tell Your Story Campaign. You can show your support for the rally here, but for now, check out this week’s piece from Rolinda Ramos (pictured left), who leads a writing […]

NYWC Podcast Episode 6: The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards

EPISODE 6: Kristopher Jansma’s The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards (Click to listen/download.) This episode features Kristopher Jansma discussing his debut novel The Unchanging Spots of Leopards (Viking/Penguin 2013), ways to jump start the creative process, and whether today’s digital age is helpful or harmful to literature.

SAVE THE DATE NYWC’s 8th Annual Write-a-Thon Saturday, September 21 This NYC summer has been a little too hot to handle — let alone write a coherent sentence! If you’ve been putting off your “serious writing” for more tolerable temperatures, we’ve got your procrastinatin’ back. NYWC’s annual Write-a-Thon returns Saturday, September 21 at the General […]

NYWC Workshop Leaders tell their NY Writers Coalition Story

This July, nine NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month, on The Narrator, NYWC’s arts and social justice blog, and on our Rally campaign page. […]