Archives for May 2012

Arbus in the Park

This past Friday afternoon, as part of New York Writers Coalition Day, I led a writing workshop at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, during which I used a prompt that involved the photography of the late, great American photographer Diane Arbus. Arbus, who is well known for her intimate portraits of so-called freaks (midgets, circus […]

SI Ferry soon to embark!

NYWC day in central park!

Peaceful journey

Never heard a more quiet train.

Taking over the 7!

On our way back. Just heard some amazing work written right here.

Flash mob on subway!

Friday 5: Top 5 Ways to Celebrate NYWC Day

That’s right, kids – it’s NYWC Day and it’s official because Aaron Zimmerman, Nancy Weber and Marty Markowitz say so. So there. Now, what are you going to do about it? I’ll tell you what you’re going to do about it. One of these awesome Top 5 Friday 5 things. Or none, and then simply […]

Getting ready!

Prepping for NYWC Day! We will live blog some pictures as the day progresses.

NYWC Day + Brooklyn Lit Crawl: Writing & Reading ’round NYC this weekend!

Boy do we have a weekend planned for you! Tomorrow, Friday, May 18th is NYWC Day! NYWC will host a day of FREE creative writing workshops in some really fun and inspiring spots in all five boroughs of this big city. Have you always wanted to write at the Coney Island Sideshow, or in Strawberry […]

education re-desegregation

A few months ago in the midst of Black History Month, we took a look at how Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream for desegregated schools has been clouded, especially here in New York City. Border Crossers, a group helping bring diverse educators and children together to talk about race, has been actively involved in promoting […]