Our Latest Book Launch featured in amNew York

This past January we held a book launch and reading for our newest chapbook Can You Feel the Free in Me, featuring poetry and prose from the women who attend our weekly workshop at Rikers at the Rose M. Singer Center. It was a powerful and moving experience to hear the women not only share […]

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 […]

NYWC’s Favorite Reads of 2016

Our Workshop Leaders, staff, and volunteers consumed some great reads last year. Check out NY Writers Coalition’s Favorite Reads of 2016!