Let the Games Begin: World Cup Writers

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See if some of your favorite international authors made it onto our World Cup Writers bracket. You can fill out your own and tweet it to us, @NYWriters or take a picture and share it with us on Instagram (same handle). Those who share their brackets with us will be entered to win some NYWC swag!

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Spotlight on Alice Gavin

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“When we read our work to each other, we speak across difference.” Alice Gavin writes about her experiences with NYWC at VISIONS, a Manhattan based center for the blind and visually impaired.

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Spotlight on Mary Ellen Sanger


“I never stop seeing miracles rise out of the circles brought together by NY Writer’s Coalition.” Mary Ellen Sanger writes about her experiences leading NYWC workshops at Mano a Mano, a bilingual workshop for Mexican immigrants.

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt: Caught in a Storm

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Summertime in New York City brings some epic thunderstorms. When the thunder cracks everyone ducks and runs for cover. For this week’s prompt write about getting caught in a thunderstorm.

NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Program

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Registration is now open for NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Program! Don’t let the young writer in your life miss out on this fun, six-week series of free Saturday creative writing workshops for youth in the New York City area. Click here to register.