A Weekend Trip to the Moon: My Perfect Summer Saturdays in Fort Greene Park

by Jen Weitsen Jen Weitsen volunteered for the past two summers at the NY Writers Coalition’s Fort Greene Park Summer Creative Writing Workshops for youth. She lives in Manhattan, and is working on her first novel. Over the summer, I spent six incredible Saturday mornings volunteering at the NY Writers Coalition Fort Greene Youth Writing […]

Books for change: Haymarket Books

At least in the physical sense, reading is inherently passive. Yet there is something about a book, or article, or poem, that has the potential to make the reader stand and take action. This inscrutable quality is the foundation of the independent Haymarket Books. Though it meant forgoing the traditional goals of a press, Haymarket […]