Write Makes Might Draws a Crowd!

The Audience Listens

On a recent Saturday afternoon more than seventy people gathered in the Andrew Heiskell Library on West 20th Street in Manhattan to listen with rapt attention to poetry and prose written in NYWC workshops. Nearly forty members of workshops for the formerly incarcerated, survivors of serious illness and disabilities, seniors, LGBT elders and homeless youth, […]

Celebrate 10 years of NYWC by taking a free creative writing workshop! NYWC Day, May 18!

Join us for NYWC Day on Friday, May 18, 2012: a day of free workshops in all 5 boroughs of New York City!  Workshops will take place day and night! NYWC creates writing communities where no one ever thought they could exist, so on May 18 we will spin that idea in a fun new […]

NYWC Podcast Episode 2: Insight Out

Insight Out Cover

Episode 2: Insight Out (Click to listen/download.) Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via iTunes. This episode showcases the variegated voices of the CIDNY community, in the live reading of their book “Insight Out“; there’s comedy, there’s absurdity, there’s straight up real-talk… And a couple original songs by James Power, based on poetry from the book. –Laura Solomon, NYWC […]

Write Makes Might Saturday March 24!

Brooklyn vet closeup

Join us as participants from NYWC’s workshops read their original poetry and prose.  The writers in our annual Write Makes Might Reading describe streets we’ve never walked, faces we’ve never seen, words we never get to hear–reflecting the rich diversity of NYC. This powerful event features a myriad of writers from our workshops with previously untapped talent: among them […]

Drop-in weekly workshop! NYWC Creative Writing @ 80 Arts

Join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcome. Led by NY Writers Coalition workshop leaders Kimberly Shelby-Szyszko and Patrick Mathieu. Starting January 18, workshop meets Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 at 80 Hanson Place in Fort Greene, Brooklyn in the 4th Floor Conference Room. Easily […]