Become a Member/Donate

“In my writing space…  I can almost become all that I hope to be on paper.”

–A participant at NYWC’s workshop at the Creative Center, a writing workshop for people living with cancer.

Join us and become part of a community of writers and activists committed to creating an inclusive city that honors the voices and lives of everyone. Your contribution will help to ensure our vital programs can continue to flourish citywide. All members receive one complimentary chapbook from our bookstore, 20% off publications for one year, and recognition on our website.

Annual Membership

$40 (Basic): supports one writing workshop for veterans at the Brooklyn Veterans Resource Center.

$100 (Patron): supports one writing workshop and ten weeks of supplies for incarcerated men in the Fresh Start Program on Rikers Island.

$200 (Benefactor):  supports the publishing of a book written by homeless LGBT youth in our writing workshop at Ali Forney Center.

$500 (Angel): supports a summer-long writing workshop for young people as part of our Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival.

$1,000 (Rock Star): supports 20 weeks of writing workshops for the disabled at Center for Independence of the Disabled.

Become a Member

Sustaining Membership

Join our newly launched NYWC Sustaining Member’s Program! NYWC’s Sustaining Members give us a dependable base of support. They help save time, banking fees, and paper since we don’t need to mail you renewal notices each year. It is an excellent way to budget your giving, by spreading your pledge out throughout the year.

Become a Sustaining Member



Donate at any level that is right for you, anytime.

Make a Donation

Or, if you prefer to mail a check, send it to:
NY Writers Coalition
80 Hanson Place #604
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Photo credit: Paula Vlodkowsky