Archives for June 2014

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt

At the end of my semester abroad in Granada, Spain, I was eager to return to New York. On the way home from the airport, I craned my neck out the windows of my cab to catch glimpses of the city, setting my eyes on each bridge and building and smiling at them as if they were friends I had left behind.

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Spotlight on Colleen

“She writes how it feels to learn, to love, to suffer and to rise above pain. Her writing pushes all of us to explore the same feelings in ourselves. That is art – beautiful powerful art – and that is justice.”

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt: High-speed Chase

Watch five of the best cinematic car-chase scenes and then write your very own car-chase.

Meet NYWC’s Workshop Member Advisory Board

Our dedicated members are the heart and soul of NYWC writing workshops, so of course they should have a say in the happenings at NYWC. Meet the inaugural members of NYWC’s new Workshop Member Advisory Board: Maryam Ayazi, Mary Blas, and Elizabeth Shell Carr.

Celebrate NYC Pride w/the Writing Aloud Reading Series

Celebrate NYC Pride with NY Writers Coalition’s Writing Aloud Reading Series! This month’s installment features poet and playwright Joan Larkin and celebrates the official book launch of Still Practicing: Poetry & Prose from the SAGE Center (NY Writers Coalition Press, 2014).