Archives for July 2013

NYWC Summer Youth Workshops: The Nation Is Controlled By…

Welcome to NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Writing Series, featuring the powerful poetry and prose from writers age 6 to 17. Every Saturday morning, young people have gathered in Fort Greene Park to participate in NYWC’s free writing workshops for youth. At the end of the summer, we hope you’ll join us  for the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary […]

NYWC Summer Youth Workshops: Through the Eyes of Fire

Welcome to NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Writing Series, featuring the powerful poetry and prose from writers age 6 to 17. Every Saturday morning, young people have gathered in Fort Greene Park to participate in NYWC’s free writing workshops for youth. At the end of the summer, we hope you’ll join us  for the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary […]

NYWC Summer Youth Workshops: Ascorbic Acid

Welcome to NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Writing Series, featuring the powerful poetry and prose from writers age 6 to 17. Every Saturday morning, young people have gathered in Fort Greene Park to participate in NYWC’s free writing workshops for youth. At the end of the summer, we hope you’ll join us  for the 9th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary […]

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Kate Axelrod on unlikely shared connections

This July, eight NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month  here, and NYWC’s campaign page. Read their stories, follow the campaign, and support NYWC by […]

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Tory Meringoff on when labels melt away

This July, eight NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month  and NYWC’s campaign page. Read their stories, follow the campaign, and support NYWC by making […]

Transit Forward: Public transportation is a civil right.

Today’s post comes from NYWC volunteer Michele Gilliam, a community organizer, blogger and playwright who currently works at the Transport Workers Union Local 100 in the Political Action Department. Michele also is a co-founder of the Act Now Vote Campaign, a coalition of activists and artists from Southeast Queens that strives to civically engage minority […]

Summertime in Fort Greene Park

Last Saturday, NYWC kicked off its first youth workshop in the Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival. For those of you who haven’t heard, the Lit Fest is a six-week series of free Saturday creative writing workshops for kids and an end-of-summer reading on Aug. 24. We’re excited about the line-up of established writers we’ve […]

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Rolinda Ramos on Serendipity

This July, eight NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month  and NYWC’s campaign page. Read their stories, follow the campaign, and support NYWC by making […]

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Susan Fedynak on NY Writers Coalition and magic

This July, eight NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month, here, and on our campaign page. Read their stories, follow the campaign, and support NYWC […]

NYWC Tell Your Story Campaign: Kate Payne on asking the right questions

This July, eight NYWC workshop leaders will share stories about the powerful and transformational workshops they facilitate and participate in each week to raise awareness and much needed revenue to support NYWC’s ongoing programs. We’ll be posting these stories throughout the month, here, and on our campaign page. Read their stories, follow the campaign, and support NYWC […]