Unlocking the power and strength of voices shut away

Today the Huffington Post hears from one of our volunteers: NYWC Workshop Leader Colleen Pierce Breslin: “Faith takes many forms. I find it at our Thursday writing table and my fellow writers teach me how to keep it alive.” Read her essay here.

NYWC Workshop Leader featured on Litro

Read NYWC Workshop Leader Melissa Tombro’s essay on Litro Magazine.

Iniko & Anberlin sing us a story

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

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

“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 […]