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What If Writing Is Dreaming Together?

Since emerging in 2002, NY Writers Coalition has brought thousands of creative writing opportunities to communities filled with stories that reflect the richness and heart of a city like New York.

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Esperanzas Desesperadas: Desperate Hopes

Esperanzas Desesperadas contains writing by the members of NY Writers Coalition creative writing workshops for Mexican and Spanish-speaking immigrants conducted at Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders. ABOUT MANO A MANO: Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is a New York-based non-profit organization 501(c)(3) dedicated to celebrating Mexican culture and promoting the understanding of Mexican

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Making the Trees Shiver

Making the Trees Shiver: An Anthology of the First Six Years of the Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival $15.00, Anthology/Fiction/Poetry, paperback, 5.5” x 8.5”, 176 pp. ISBN 978-0-9787794-4-3 Published by NY Writers Coalition Press.  Available at local bookstores, at www.nywriterscoalition.org, and at Amazon.com. Making the Trees Shiver is an eclectic collection recreating the magic that

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From Kingsbridge to Canarsie

Through writing, interviews, and photography, neighborhood writers create portraits of New York City, then edit the stories with the neighborhoods to ensure authenticity. This book, in eight distinct voices, vibrantly paints what it is to be young and female and coming of age in New York City. It is a documentary book project that replicates

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The Hidden Chorus

Our second anthology of writing from our workshops. Just $15, includes tax and S&H! Funny and haunting, touching and harrowing, the stories and poetry collected in The Hidden Chorus reflect the city’s most neglected and yet most vibrant populations. Read excerpts: I Am by Somayah Aljahmi, Age 12 Race by Shirley N. Bland Seven Wonders

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If These Streets Could Talk

If These Streets Could Talk: Fiction & Poetry from NY Writers Coalition $15.00, Anthology/Fiction/Poetry, paperback, 5.5” x 7.5”, 178 pp.; 0-9787794-0-1 Published by NY Writers Coalition Press.  Available at local bookstores and at www.nywriterscoalition.org.  Available to the trade through Consortium and other major wholesalers (Ingram, Baker & Taylor, etc.) “NY Writers Coalition provides writers in

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Pen to Paper

A delightful collection of poetry, prose, and art by members of the NY Writers Coalition writing workshops for youth at Brooklyn Public Library Cortelyou and Kensington Branches.  Published by NY Writers Coalition Press, May 2013.  

Price: $7.00
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7Upper

A powerful anthology of poetry, prose, and art by members of the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 NY Writers Coalition writing workshops at Rikers Island, EMTC through The Fortune Society.  Published by NY Writers Coalition Press, March 2013.  

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The Upside of Survival

  An anthology of poetry, prose, and art from NY Writers Coalition's creative writing workshops at CenterLight Adult Day Health Care Program in Brooklyn, NY. Published by NY Writers Coalition Press, January 2013.     Excerpted from The Upside of Survival Sometimes By Josephine Smith The thoughts elude my mind The thoughts condemn my way The

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Taking the Prompt

The second anthology of poetry and prose from NYWC's workshop at the Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare. This writing spans human experience from dealing with trauma to enjoying the small pleasure of everyday life. Spring 2012. Read an excerpt. Zoe Eiffel Gone Fishing Control mongers exasperate me. Number ONE:  How arrogant! Number TWO:  How shortsighted!

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Octopus Cake

Octopus Cake (Published June 2012) contains a year's worth of hilarious poems and stories by the Imani House kids at P.S. 282. Stories on a variety of subjects, from environmental awareness to Dragon Ball Z. Size: 4.25" x 5.5". Excerpt below. "I Don't Know Why I Love Me So Much" by Alyssa Grant I don't know

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Learning to Make Fire

Learning to Make Fire, (Published January 2012) contains writing from youth at the Brooklyn Public Library, Coney Island Branch is the first book of writing from NYWC's most dedicated group of teen writers. This workshop is the literary wonder of Mermaid Avenue. Workshop leader Cait Weiss describes these poems as "glorious, funny, brutal, hopeful and

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Insight Out

An anthology of work from NYWC's workshop at the Center for Independence of the Disabled--New York. These poems, stories, essays, and reflections, the product of many hours of writing together and digging deep into experience and imagination, are humorous and honest, fanciful and fearless. Fall 2011. Read an excerpt. Ashes, Ashes Samaris Ayala Maybe my

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I Feel Surreal

Click through for information about purchasing this product for Kindle. This is the third book of writing from the Ridge Kids (ages 5-10), NYWC’s long-running workshop at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Bay Ridge Branch. The pieces are hilarious, heartwarming and unbelievably insightful. A must read.  Read an excerpt. Fall 2011. Buy here in print, or from Amazon.com for Kindle!

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Once You Were Set Free

NYWC kicks off  Gay Pride Month with the publication of this beautiful collection of writing from the young LGBT voices at the Ali Forney Center, CAMP Brooklyn. Chelsea Lemon Fetzer is the leader of this remarkable group and the editor of this anthology. Summer 2011.

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Prime Time Writers

The latest anthology of prose and poetry from NY Writers Coalition’s creative writing workshop for seniors at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. This dynamic collection is full of life and color and characters sometimes so hilarious you’ll be in tears laughing. Spring 2011.

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Writing from Rosie’s

Poetry and prose by women in the RIDE program in the Rose M. Singer Center, NYC’s jail for women on Rikers Island. Winter 2011.

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Diamonds in the Rough

Featuring writing from women in the Rikers Island Discharge Enhancement program at Women’s Prison Association. Winter 2011.

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14th Street Gold: Seasoned Thoughts

The sixth issue from NYWC’s long-running workshops for seniors at the 14th Street Y,Seasoned Thoughts contains their latest luminous poetry and prose. Fall 2010. $7.00.

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The Helmet Never Came Off

Poetry and prose by men and women who are war veterans, from NYWC’s workshop at the Brooklyn Vet Center. Fall 2010. $7.00.

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Mirrors All Around

This beautiful new chapbook contains writing by the young women of the Mirrors of Strength summer program at the Red Hook Initiative.  Summer 2010.

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The Outside Voices

Featuring  young writers ages 7-11 from NYWC workshop at the Imani House after-school program. June 2010. Read an excerpt

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Voces con Eco

Poetry and prose in Spanish and English from NYWC’s bilingual workshop for people from Mexico and Central America held at Mano a Mano. Spring 2010.

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Inside Out

Featuring writing from NYWC’s workshop for the formerly incarcerated at The Fortune Society. Fall 2009.

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Home / Homeless is Where Your Story Begins

Writing from Sylvia’s Place, an emergency night shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth in Manhattan.  Summer 2009.

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Ridge Kids 2009

Featuring prose and poetry from the young writers (ages 5-9) at the Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch.

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The Moving Pen

Featuring writing from NYWC’s workshop for cancer survivors at the Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare. Summer 2009.

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A Common Purpose: Generations of LGBT Writing

Writing from NYWC’s workshop for gay elders at SAGE, the world’s oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older people. Spring, 2009.

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I Lived. I Loved. I Learned.

Featuring writing from Serendipity II, a residential program  for women in the criminal justice system and other women who have a substance abuse problem. Spring 2009.

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Mirror Images

Featuring writing from the Jan Hus Neighborhood House, Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Program. Fall 2008.

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Green and Gold Project

Featuring writing by Retired Adults from the 14th Street Y and First and Second Graders from the Neighborhood School. Spring 2008. Read an excerpt

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Prime Time Writers

Featuring writing by members of the Prime Time Writers Groups for people 50 and older at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Spring 2008.

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14th Street Gold: Handwork

Fifth issue of writing from NYWC’s long-running workshop for retired adults at the 14th Street Y. Spring 2008.

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Blossom Review 2008

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for participants in the Blossom Program For Girls – a program operated by Youth Empowerment Mission Inc. for teenage girls in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn at high risk of gang involvement.

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Imagination and the Unicorn are Wrestling

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for young people at Imani House.

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New Ingredients

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for the ESL and Adult Basic Education students at The NY Public Library, Aguilar branch. Winter 2008.

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The Hidden Chorus

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for the homeless at Jan Hus Church Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Program. Fall 2007.

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Us Writers

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for young people at Imani House.

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Ridge Girls 2007

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for girls at the Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge Branch.

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New Lots Review 2007

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for young people at the Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots Branch in East NY. SOLD OUT

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14th Street Gold Spring 2007

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for retired adults at the 14th Street Y.

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Blossom Review Summer 2006

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for participants in the Blossom Program For Girls – a program operated by Youth Empowerment Mission Inc. for teenage girls in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn at high risk of gang involvement.

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Prime Time Writers

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for adults over 50 in the Prime Time Ministry at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Spring 2006.

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Big Fat Book of Poems and Paragraphs by Children

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for kids at the Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch.

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The World’s Encyclopedia of Funny Poems and Paragraphs

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for kids under the age of 10 at the Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch.

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14th Street Gold Winter 2005

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for retired adults at the Sol Goldman Y

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The Prince George Review Winter 2004

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s writing workshop for adult supportive housing residents at The Prince George.

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Blossom Review Winter 2004

Featuring writing by members of NYWC’s workshop for participants in the Blossom Program For Girls – a program operated by Youth Empowerment Mission Inc. for teenage girls in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn at high risk of gang involvement.

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East River Impressions

Meditative prose observing life on the East River. Text and photos by Jennifer Tate.

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