NYWC Podcast Episode 6: The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards


EPISODE 6: Kristopher Jansma’s The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards (Click to listen/download.) http://nywriterscoalition.org/podcasts/NYWCPodcastE6G.mp3 This episode features Kristopher Jansma discussing his debut novel The Unchanging Spots of Leopards (Viking/Penguin 2013), ways to jump start the creative process, and whether today’s digital age is helpful or harmful to literature.

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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 […]


NYWC Workshop Leaders tell their NY Writers Coalition Story


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


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 […]