The Seventh Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival: Brooklyn All-Stars shine under a bright sun

It has become a literary tradition in a neighborhood with an abundance of literary tradition. A crowd of over 200 gathered at the foot of the Prison Martyr’s monument in beautiful Fort Greene Park for the seventh annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival on Saturday, August 20, 2011.  This year’s event featured the young […]

NYWC’s Fifth Annual Red & Black Party returns!

Monday, February 7, 2011 6-8 pm Stacy Abramson, Anaheed Alani, Jennifer Belle, Amanda Bernard, Erin Ehsani , Kara Gilmour, Frank Haberle, Shaina Feinberg and Jennifer Weitsen invite you to join us at NY Writers Coalition’s fifth annual Red & Black Party at the beautiful Soho home of Deborah Clearman (featured in The NY Times Habitats column). […]

New Publication: Mirrors All Around

This beautiful book contains writing from the teenage girls of the Mirrors of Strength summer program at the Red Hook Initiative. Poet and NYWC workshop leader Tamiko Beyer led this group and helped edit and design this chapbook.

Celebrate Spring in Brooklyn! A FREE performance featuring NYWC young writers, April 9th and 10th

Eight talented young writers from NYWC’s workshops at the Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge and the Fort Greene Park Summer workshops will join the amazing teen dancers from Creative Outlet for two nights of dance and spoken word at Brooklyn Celebrates Spring, sponsored by A.R.T./ New York. Friday night’s performance will feature readers from the […]

Writing Aloud Benefit for NYWC a huge success!

Thanks to everyone who came out to hear our amazing workshop leaders read at the October 19th Writing Aloud Benefit for NYWC.  Leaders Matt Everett, Julia M. Morris, Derek Loosvelt, Idrissa Simmonds, Elizabeth Keenan, and Avra Wing read their poetry and prose to a large, enthusiastic crowd in the beautiful Great Room at South Oxford […]