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$5 doesn’t go far in New York City today: A piece of toast. About an ounce and a half of Kale Chips. Or $5 could provide supplies for a workshop at The Brooklyn Public Library.

Poker pros on poker prose

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Join NYWC at the Brooklyn Historical Society for a panel discussion exploring the intersections between two careers designed to terrify your parents: writing and poker.

So many workshops. So little time!


We’re bringing you a few ways to get your writing fix before, during, and after the work day this month — plus, check out our new drop-in workshop in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood!

NYWC 2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Get a glimpse of the transformative power of NYWC’s work detailed in our first-ever annual report. Inside you’ll see the impact of our work and hear from those directly affected by our programs.

Writing Aloud celebrates National Poetry Month

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Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month and the release of Morgan Parker’s Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night (Switchback Books, 2015). in this installment of NYWC’s Writing Aloud Reading Series. Monday, April 6 @ 7:00 p.m. at BookCourt