Come celebrate the book launch of 7Upper on April 16!

Throughout our 10 year history, the NY Writers Coalition has led over 200 creative writing workshops on Rikers Island. Of those is a workshop for male inmates at Rikers Island, EMTC through The Fortune Society. Now the NY Writers Coalition press is excited to bring you, 7Upper, a powerful anthology of poetry, prose, and art by members of the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 NY Writers Coalition writing workshops at Rikers Island, EMTC.7upper

On April 16, 2013, we will be celebrating the launch of 7Upper at The Interchurch Center in Manhattan from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Join us as we celebrate this extraordinary collection of writing, with a reading from some of our talented featured authors and workshop leaders in NYWC’s justice writing program. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, email Rose Gorman at

Copies of 7Upper will be available for purchase at the book launch. 7Upper is also available for purchase online on as a hard copy or for Kindle.