In-Person Public Workshops

In 2022, we began to relaunch some of our pre-pandemic workshops and launch new ones. This page will be updated as additional in-person public workshops are announced. As these workshops require registration, please click on the buttons below to sign-up and learn more.

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Note: Our top priority is the health and safety of all who attend. If you are feeling unwell, please be sure to stay home and get well.


RESPITE is a generative writing workshop that gives participants the opportunity to slow down amidst the chaos of this city and appreciate the art at Pen + Brush.  Led by Artistic Director, UGBA.

*Monthly / 6:00 – 8:00 PM (ET) at Pen + Brush (29 E 22nd St).

Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch Workshop

This creative writing workshop is designed to allow writers of all backgrounds, ages and experience levels to work together and grow as writers.  Participants write to the prompt offered by an experienced and trained leader and are encouraged to share aloud.  Those who share will receive positive and supportive feedback. The workshop provides structure for writers to produce new work on a regular basis.

*Mondays / 3:00 – 5:00 PM (ET)

*April 25 – June 27