It’s Happening: The 14th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival!

14th Annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival Saturday, August 18 @ 3 PM at Roulette (509 Atlantic Ave.) Presented by NY Writers Coalition, Akashic Books, and Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Park, farmers markets, the Brooklyn Flea, and open-air dining at Habana Outpost are just a few perks of being in Brooklyn during the summertime. When it comes […]

To the Youth!: At Benjamin Banneker Academy and Brooklyn East Collegiate Middle School

This June we held two book launches / readings for our youth workshops at Benjamin Banneker Academy (BBA) and Brooklyn East Collegiate Middle School (BEAST). Our workshop at Benjamin Banneker Academy just published their 4th chapbook, To the Allies: Poetry + Prose by GUMBO. For 4 years in a row we have been collaborating with the […]

Register for This Year’s Fort Greene Summer Youth Program!

The start of NYWC’s Fort Greene Summer Youth Program* is right around the corner-and we’re in our 14th year! The program is a fun-filled six-week series of Saturday morning creative writing workshops, in Fort Greene Park, for kids and teens around New York City. The workshops serve 6-12 year olds and teens in separate, dynamic and […]

NYWC Workshop Leader Spring 2018 Cohort!

  We’re excited to welcome our Spring 2018 cohort to NYWC’s workshop leader community: Cata Elena Elisabeth, James Peele, Cory Schneider, Anthony Vasquez, Sasha Warner-Berry, & Kip Zegers. After an extensive interview process, these talented writers and activists were chosen for NYWC’s spring training and are already getting to work facilitating our signature creative writing […]

Support Us during Our 2018 Spring Membership Drive

  Greetings NYWCers! Over the next four weeks of our Spring Membership Drive, we’ll be introducing you to a range of writers with different connections to our work. This includes workshop members, leaders, and NYWC donors, all of whom will be speaking on how NY Writers Coalition has impacted their lives. We’re also going to […]