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.

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.