It’s Happening: The 14th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival!

14th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival Saturday, August 18 @ 3 PM at Roulette (509 Atlantic Ave.) Presented by NY Writers Coalition, Akashic Books, and Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Park, farmers markets, the Brooklyn Flea, and open-air dining at Habana Outpost are just a few perks of being in Brooklyn during the summertime. When it comes […]

Writing Aloud with Chris Lilley!

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 […]

A Year-End Message from NYWC

Black Girl Magic by Egosha Idahor The sun is in love with her dark skin She glows like a beaming light Radiant, she casts down a glowing shadow On everything that she touches Her hair is magic It defies gravity It does what it wants, unapologetic She marches through the storm All odds stacked against […]