Archives for January 2018

Red & Black Party 2018

We humbly invite you to attend NY Writers Coalition’s 2018 Red & Black Party on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. At the home of author Libba Bray in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (RSVP to receive the address!) Celebrate love, loss, passion, and regret! Toast your beloved or drown your sorrows! Fall head […]

Black Revolutionary Literature: Workshop and Seminar

  What do you do with your freedom? This question pulses like a heartbeat throughout Black Revolutionary Literature. One answer is bearing witness; Frederick Douglass used his autobiography to spotlight slavery. A century and half later, Assata Shakur aimed her autobiography like a magnifying glass on institutional racism. What we’re left with is the traditional […]

Making A Fist Returns!

“We will know we have died when we can no longer make a fist.” —Naomi Shihab Nye, Poet Write to witness. Write to remember. Write to liberate. The writing hand is a fist formed to harness the power of creative potential. Incorporating a variety of healing practices and writing prompts, we will gather to cultivate […]