Our Latest Book Launch featured in amNew York

This past January we held a book launch and reading for our newest chapbook Can You Feel the Free in Me, featuring poetry and prose from the women who attend our weekly workshop at Rikers at the Rose M. Singer Center. It was a powerful and moving experience to hear the women not only share […]

About Us NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) provides free and low-cost creative writing workshops throughout New York City to people from groups that have been historically deprived of voice in our society. By creating a community of writers and leaders from all economic backgrounds, races, ages, and sexual orientations, we encourage people to gain confidence and […]

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Making A Fist Returns!

“We will know we have died when we can no longer make a fist.” —Naomi Shihab Nye, Poet Write to witness. Write to remember. Write to liberate. The writing hand is a fist formed to harness the power of creative potential. Incorporating a variety of healing practices and writing prompts, we will gather to cultivate […]

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 […]

Announcing the 2017 Write-A-Thon!

The 2017 Write-A-Thon will be coming at you on October, 7th 2017 from The Writers Room in Manhattan!