We all know it’s a good idea to recycle newspapers, so why not up the ante and recycle their words too? Grab a newspaper, pick one of the articles on the front page, and craft your own blackout poem.
Welcome to Writing is Good for Everyone, our new video series featuring members of NYWC’s workshops and what inspires them to write the powerful poetry and prose that makes NYWC the creative community we’ve come to love. Meet Bridin McCann, age 14.
NY Writers Coalition and Apogee Journal are thrilled to announce Writing in the Margins, an eight-week activism workshop series that will explore the politics of identity and social justice through creative writing.
Writing Aloud continues in March with poetry and prose from some of NYWC’s stellar workshop Leaders. Thursday, March 12 @ 7pm at BookCourt.
We’re excited to announce the Spring 2015 offerings for NYWC’s City Voices Workshop, our series of affordable creative writing workshops to aid writers in every stage of their writing lives and careers.
Imagine you’ve joined the Witness Protection Program. You have to move to a new city and live under a false name. After unpacking, your first task is to announce your new identity to the world via Twitter. Write at least five tweets in which you present this new alter ego. Pick one to expand.
Pick one of the items in Jazzsoon’s collection, or imagine something he might like, and write about its journey from its original owner to Jazzsoon’s living room.