Press Mentions

Interview with Reflections Journal

NY Writers Coalition Founder & Executive Director Aaron Zimmerman was recently interviewed by Reflections Journal for their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 issue. The interview chronicles the history of NYWC, from our very first writing workshop at the Prince George to our numerous outreach and public workshops throughout the city and their impact on the communities we serve. […]

amNew York: Our Latest Book Launch at Rikers Covered

This past January we held a book launch and reading for our newest chapbook Can You Feel the Free in Me, featuring poetry and prose from the women who attend our weekly workshop at Rikers at the Rose M. Singer Center. It was a powerful and moving experience to hear the women not only share […]

Brooklyn Book Beat: Non-Profit Provides Safe Space for NYC Writers

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle‘s Literary blog, Brooklyn Book Beat wrote about the work we do in providing a safe and supportive space for writers of all backgrounds. Here’s an excerpt: In the world of traditional publishing, it can be difficult for newcomers to find a place for their work. Without influence and a large social media […]

Brokelyn: NYWC is One of Four Brooklyn-based Writing Workshops to Oil Your Mind Gears

Webmag, Brokelyn listed us as one of four Brooklyn-based writing workshops that will oil your mind gears. Here’s an excerpt: New York Writers Coalition has a lot to offer and an array of weekly gatherings. NYWC hosts many workshops and events across the borough in public libraries, including bilingual Spanish workshops. Founded in 2002, they […]

LitHub: The Writing Workshop That Runs Itself

Author and NYWC Workshop Leader, Ben Dolnick wrote about the workshop he leads at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for LitHub. Here is an excerpt: Every Monday afternoon, I go to a tucked-away classroom on the second floor of the Brooklyn Public Library and sit around a long table with 20 or […]