On The Same Page with NYWC

NY Writers Coalition has served hundreds of men, women, and youth through our Criminal Justice Writing Program on Rikers Island, and we fully support the freedom of expression and the importance of the written word. We are excited to continue the mission of Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop: to respond to and uplift our fellow writers–behind bars […]

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 […]