Watch Atira Barber-Ellis and Mariah Thomas, two young writers featured at Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s 5×10 Talks to answer “What’s next?”
Today the Huffington Post hears from one of our volunteers: NYWC Workshop Leader Colleen Pierce Breslin: “Faith takes many forms. I find it at our Thursday writing table and my fellow writers teach me how to keep it alive.” Read her essay here.
Congratulations to Iniko Thornell, whose poem “Big Brother” was featured on NYWC’s Sing Me a Story page and made into a song by Warped Tour band Anberlin. Check out the music video, recorded on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.
You can always find love in Brooklyn. NYWC drop-in workshops at 80 Arts and Brooklyn Public Library are among the best writing workshop opportunities in the borough according to Brooklyn Exposed.
“While budget cuts continue to force public schools to cut arts programs from their curriculum, a number of nonprofits throughout New York City are providing underserved youth with quality writing programs, ensuring that the younger generation learns to write in a skilled, creative, informed, and empowering way. While some of these organizations have a specific […]