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SAVE THE DATE NYWC’s 8th Annual Write-a-Thon Saturday, September 21 This NYC summer has been a little too hot to handle — let alone write a coherent sentence! If you’ve been putting off your “serious writing” for more tolerable temperatures, we’ve got your procrastinatin’ back. NYWC’s annual Write-a-Thon returns Saturday, September 21 at the General […]

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NYWC Workshop Leaders tell their NY Writers Coalition Story

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This July, nine NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month, on The Narrator, NYWC’s arts and social justice blog, and on our Rally campaign page. […]

NYWC Podcast Episode 5: Royal Young’s Fame Shark

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EPISODE 5: Royal Young’s Fame Shark  (Click to listen/download.) This episode features Royal Young, a New York author born and raised on the Lower East Side, discussing his debut memoir Fame Shark.

NYWC Podcast Episode 4: After Isaac with Author Avra Wing

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EPISODE 4: After Isaac with Author Avra Wing  (Click to listen/download.) This episode features NY Writers Coalition workshop leader and novelist Avra Wing, as she discusses her first young adult novel, After Isaac. Avra’s first novel, Angie, I Says, was a New York Times Notable Book and made into the movie Angie. Her poetry collection, Recurring Dream, won the 2011 Pecan Grove Press Poetry Chapbook Competition, and she […]

Writing Aloud Reading Series June 24 @ 6:30 p.m.

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Celebrate NYC Pride with Writing Aloud, a quarterly reading series created NY Writers Coalition where NYWC workshop leaders and participants share their work alongside award-winning authors, getting previously silenced stories heard by new audiences. This month will feature prose and poetry from NYWC workshops at SAGE, New Alternatives for LGBT Homeless Youth, the Ali Forney […]