Call for Essays: As Seen On [ ]

Show us your view of this crazy city — through history, prose, humor, and everything in between. NYWC is proud to partner with Urban Omnibus, A Public Space, and Greenlight Bookstore in this year’s Urban Omnibus writing competition. Details here.

Fall (back) into your memoir this month

The act of writing can be a powerful vehicle for self-discovery, personal transformation, and social change. Join us for an 8-week personal memoir-writing workshop led by writer and editor Melissa Petro beginning September 22. Learn more here.

Council Member Cumbo Announces $17.1M for Arts Education in Brooklyn’s Cultural District

NYC Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo announces plans for the 35th Council District to receive a total of $17,115,000 million in funding for after-school arts programming and cultural institutions.

Register for NYWC’s 10th Anniversary Write-A-Thon!

NYWC’s 10th Anniversary Write-A-Thon takes place Saturday, November 7 at The Writer’s Room, New York City’s first shared work space for emerging and established writers of all genres. Will you be there? Register here!

Writing Aloud returns to BookCourt!

Join us for the return of the Writing Aloud Reading Series and the NYC book launch of two powerful writers during this Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event. September 17 @ 7:00 p.m. at BookCourt!