NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Spotlight on Colleen

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“She writes how it feels to learn, to love, to suffer and to rise above pain. Her writing pushes all of us to explore the same feelings in ourselves. That is art – beautiful powerful art – and that is justice.”

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt: High-speed Chase

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Watch five of the best cinematic car-chase scenes and then write your very own car-chase.

Meet NYWC’s Workshop Member Advisory Board

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Our dedicated members are the heart and soul of NYWC writing workshops, so of course they should have a say in the happenings at NYWC. Meet the inaugural members of NYWC’s new Workshop Member Advisory Board: Maryam Ayazi, Mary Blas, and Elizabeth Shell Carr.

Celebrate NYC Pride w/the Writing Aloud Reading Series

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Celebrate NYC Pride with NY Writers Coalition’s Writing Aloud Reading Series! This month’s installment features poet and playwright Joan Larkin and celebrates the official book launch of Still Practicing: Poetry & Prose from the SAGE Center (NY Writers Coalition Press, 2014).

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Spotlight on Rachel Plutzer

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“For that hour, these kids belonged. They had a voice. They had support. And it was amazing.”
Rach Plutzer writes about her earliest experiences with creative writing, her visit to New Alternatives, a homeless drop-in center for LGBT Youth, and her own journey as a writer.