Workshop Leader Applications are LIVE!

This winter, NYWC will have another round of Workshop Leader Training and we want writers and activists like YOU to apply and lead the charge in this transformative work. Whether you live in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island-your passion to build a community, provide a safe space and get the voices of others […]

NYWC Writing Workshops with Reimagine End of Life

We’re partnering up with The New York Public Library and Queens Library for a set of eight free creative writing workshops for Reimagine End of Life. Reimagine End of Life is a nonprofit dedicated to a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation. This year they will be holding a number […]

Writing Aloud with Patrick Roche!

Join us as we come together and Write Aloud Created by NY Writers Coalition in 2003, our Writing Aloud Reading Series is a free event that unites NYWC’s community of writers and activists with prominent literary figures to share prose, poetry, and other writings in safe and inspiring places. Here’s how it works: Listen and […]

NYWC Write-A-Thon 2018!

NY Writers Coalition’s annual Write-A-Thon is a daylong creative writing event at the beautiful Writers Room in Greenwich Village. Participants can work on existing pieces, write new ones, continue research, or join writing workshops to brainstorm ideas. To sign up for the Write-A-Thon, interested writers must raise at least $200 — and email Development Manager Judith […]

To the Youth!: At Benjamin Banneker Academy and Brooklyn East Collegiate Middle School

This June we held two book launches / readings for our youth workshops at Benjamin Banneker Academy (BBA) and Brooklyn East Collegiate Middle School (BEAST). Our workshop at Benjamin Banneker Academy just published their 4th chapbook, To the Allies: Poetry + Prose by GUMBO. For 4 years in a row we have been collaborating with the […]