Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Workshop registration opens June 10

Chelsea Workshop

Registration for this year’s Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Workshops is about to begin! For six Saturdays, beginning July 13, young writers age 7 to 17 are invited to join NY Writers Coalition in beautiful Fort Greene Park to write in a supportive, creative environment. At the end of the summer each workshop participant will have the opportunity […]

Support NYWC’s Justice Writing Program!


Inside Jokes: A NYWC Benefit Comedy Show   Tuesday, June 4 Doors open @ 7:30 p.m. SHOWTIME @ 8:00 p.m. NYWC provides free writing workshops inside New York City’s prisons and jails, including three workshops for men and women inside Rikers Island Jail and workshops for hundreds of recently released youth and adults as they […]

Voices of NY Writers Coalition

Voices of NYWC

NY Writers Coalition has helped unheard voices be heard for over ten years now by way of our city-wide workshops, reading events, and NY Writers Coalition Press publications. This year, we’re excited to present our first film, “Voices of NY Writers Coalition.”

NYWC + BKLYN LitCrawl Reading on May 18

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NYWC is proud to present Michael Cirelli, Angel Nafis, and Jon Sands: three poets who inspire us. We love them for their poetic bravery and innovation, their dedication to community and honest dialogue, and just being damn fine human beings! Join us on Saturday, May 18 at Urban Folk Gallery (101 Smith Street, Brooklyn) for […]

How the Light Gets In: Reading & Reception with Pat Schneider on May 17 at Greenlight Bookstore

How the Light Gets In w Author

Praised as a “fuse lighter” by author Julia Cameron and “the wisest teacher of writing I know” by the celebrated writing guru Peter Elbow, Pat Schneider has lived a life of writing and teaching, passion and compassion. NY Writers Coalition owes a lot to Schneider — our workshop method and the spirit of all the […]