Press Mentions

BRIC TV: What’s next? NYWC Youth All-Stars featured in 5×10 Talks [VIDEO]

Watch Atira Barber-Ellis and Mariah Thomas, two young writers featured at Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s 5×10 Talks to answer “What’s next?”

The Huffington Post: 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.

LitFest: Iniko & Anberlin Sing Us A Story [VIDEO]

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.

New York Nonprofit Press: NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival Featured!

“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 […]