NYWC Inside Out at KGB Bar October 22

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We’re long overdue for a gathering of the brilliant minds that make NY Writers Coalition what it is today. Over the years we’ve been lucky to have our paths cross with the likes of poets Angel Nafis and Jon Sands. We got a taste of Royal Young’s debut Fame Shark this past summer and anxiously await the arrival of Vanessa Manko’s first novel […]

Kick start your NaNoWriMo with NYWC!

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Working on a memoir, poem, or screenplay and looking for some friendly feedback? Participating in National Novel Writing Month this November and looking for support? Join us for a free community workshop at Brooklyn Public Library – Central Branch, (10 Grand Army Plaza, Information Commons), beginning Wednesday, October 30 thru the month of November.

NYWC Youth Program featured in New York Nonprofit Press

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“While budget cuts continue to force public schools to cut arts programs from their curriculum, a number of nonprofits throughout New York City are providing underserved youth with quality writing programs, ensuring that the younger generation learns to write in a skilled, creative, informed, and empowering way. While some of these organizations have a specific […]

design [moves] News shows NYWC some Lit Fest love

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“Growth and how to cultivate it could have been the theme of the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival hosted by the New York Writers Coalition. To grow as a writer takes time, patience, and persistence, and this is true of growth of any sort; it doesn’t just happen overnight.” –Maggie Blaha, design […]

Wall Street Journal picks up on NYWC youth’s “literary bent”

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After six weeks of writing together in Fort Greene Park, NYWC’s youth community celebrated another creative summer at the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival, where they shared their work alongside established writers from St. Joseph College’s Writers Foundry. The Master of Ceremonies was Fort Greene community figure Laurie Cumbo. The Wall Street […]