Writing Aloud with Chris Lilley!

Join us as we come together and Write Aloud Created by NY Writers Coalition in 2003, our Writing Aloud Reading Series is a free event that unites NYWC’s community of writers and activists with prominent literary figures to share prose, poetry, and other writings in safe and inspiring places. Here’s how it works: Listen and […]

This Year’s Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Program is Right Around the Corner!

NYWC’s Fort Greene Summer Youth Program is now in it’s 14th year! It’s a fun, six-week series of free Saturday morning creative writing workshops for kids and teens around New York City. The workshops serve 6-12 year olds and teenagers in separate, dynamic and innovative writing groups designed to create a safe space for young […]

From Page to Page with the Brooklyn Public Library

This April, we held our latest book launch at Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for the chapbook, From Page to Page: Writing from Brooklyn Public Library Writing Workshops. The chapbook features poetry and prose from over 20 participants from our two ongoing workshops at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library and our past […]

Writing Resistance Returns!

We’re collaborating with Apogee Journal and with the generous support of the Brooklyn Arts Council, with a six week craft based writing and editing workshops: Writing Resistance 2.0. The workshops will be led by Apogee editors and contributors: t’ai freedom ford, Dennis Norris II, Yin Q, Raquel Salas Rivera, NYWC Program Director Timothy DuWhite, Joey De […]

Join Us this Month at On The Same Page With NYWC!

NY Writers Coalition has served hundreds of men, women, and youth through our Criminal Justice Writing Program in Rikers Jail. We’re excited to continue the mission of Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop: to respond to and uplift our fellow writers–behind bars or not–as they dig deeper into their writing practice through our 2018 installment of On the […]