This Year’s Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Program is Right Around the Corner!

NYWC’s Fort Greene Summer Youth Program is now in it’s 14th year! It’s a fun, six-week series of free Saturday morning creative writing workshops for kids and teens around New York City. The workshops serve 6-12 year olds and teenagers in separate, dynamic and innovative writing groups designed to create a safe space for young […]

From Page to Page with the Brooklyn Public Library

This April, we held our latest book launch at Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for the chapbook, From Page to Page: Writing from Brooklyn Public Library Writing Workshops. The chapbook features poetry and prose from over 20 participants from our two ongoing workshops at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library and our past […]

Writing Resistance Returns!

We’re collaborating with Apogee Journal and with the generous support of the Brooklyn Arts Council, with a six week craft based writing and editing workshops: Writing Resistance 2.0. The workshops will be led by Apogee editors and contributors: t’ai freedom ford, Dennis Norris II, Yin Q, Raquel Salas Rivera, NYWC Program Director Timothy DuWhite, Joey De […]

Join Us this Month at On The Same Page With NYWC!

NY Writers Coalition has served hundreds of men, women, and youth through our Criminal Justice Writing Program in Rikers Jail. We’re excited to continue the mission of Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop: to respond to and uplift our fellow writers–behind bars or not–as they dig deeper into their writing practice through our 2018 installment of On the […]

amNew York: Our Latest Book Launch at Rikers Covered

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 […]