The Black Writers Program

NY Writers Coalition's Black Writers Program is a curated literary experience in which Black writers can generate, develop, and share work in a supportive environment. The program includes themed generative writing workshops, drop-in sessions for prompt-based workshops, professional development panels and lectures, a monthly curated reading list, and a community of Black writers to share it all with. All programming, including workshops, is free to attend. We aim to create a writing community that is thoughtful, inspiring, and accessible to Black writers at all stages of the artistic process. Whether you’re a seasoned writer with formal training, a new writer eager to hone your voice, or somewhere in between, all Black writers are welcome and encouraged to sign up.

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Sign-ups for the 2022 Spring Black Writers Program are now closed—but you can still look through this cycle’s workshop offerings here or sign up for our drop-in workshops on Eventbrite.

Previous BWP Offerings

2020 Pilot Program

2021 Spring Cycle Workshops & Events || 2021 Fall Cycle Workshops & Events