Theater Review: Then She Fell shows the dangers of Wonderland

As the lights come up at the end of Then She Fell, a two-hour theatrical tumble into the world of Alice in Wonderland, I find myself sitting alone in a large room at the head of a long table with a lukewarm cup of tea before me and some scraps of paper clutched in my […]

NYWC Summer Youth Workshops: Choose Your Own Adventure

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: Broken Occupation

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: Effervescent

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: 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 […]

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 hART beat: A look at the poets and writers of our community

It is time for another installment of NYWC hART beat, a spotlight on one of the talented poets and writers in the NYWC community. May is almost over and I’m going to miss it. Not only because it is the last full month of Spring but, historically, the writing world got a big burst of energy […]

Stories We Tell Ourselves

The other night I went to see “Stories We Tell,” a much-praised autobiographical documentary by Canadian actor and filmmaker Sarah Polley. (Stop here if you plan to see it and haven’t already.)