Iniko & Anberlin sing us a story

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Congratulations to Iniko Thornell, whose poem “Big Brother” was featured on NYWC’s Sing Me a Story page and made into a song by Warped Tour band Anberlin. Check out the music video, recorded on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

Brooklyn Exposed: NYWC one of Brooklyn’s best workshops

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You can always find love in Brooklyn. NYWC drop-in workshops at 80 Arts and Brooklyn Public Library are among the best writing workshop opportunities in the borough according to Brooklyn Exposed.

NYWC Youth Program featured in New York Nonprofit Press

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“While budget cuts continue to force public schools to cut arts programs from their curriculum, a number of nonprofits throughout New York City are providing underserved youth with quality writing programs, ensuring that the younger generation learns to write in a skilled, creative, informed, and empowering way. While some of these organizations have a specific […]

design [moves] News shows NYWC some Lit Fest love

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“Growth and how to cultivate it could have been the theme of the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival hosted by the New York Writers Coalition. To grow as a writer takes time, patience, and persistence, and this is true of growth of any sort; it doesn’t just happen overnight.” –Maggie Blaha, design […]

Wall Street Journal picks up on NYWC youth’s “literary bent”

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After six weeks of writing together in Fort Greene Park, NYWC’s youth community celebrated another creative summer at the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival, where they shared their work alongside established writers from St. Joseph College’s Writers Foundry. The Master of Ceremonies was Fort Greene community figure Laurie Cumbo. The Wall Street […]