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

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“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.