Have you caught Spring Fever yet? Tickets for NYWC’s Spring Fever on sale now!

Spring officially began on March 20. Although the weather might just be just starting to break, some have already caught the fever: Spring Fever! A few NYWC Workshop Leaders (and a participant or two) have a case of spring fever, and this is what comes to mind when they think of spring: Excerpt from “Spring […]

Writers from Six NYWC Workshops Read Their Work at our First Writing Aloud Event of 2013

Last night NYWC held its first Writing Aloud Reading Series event of the year. Our Writing Aloud series features a diverse group of writers from our various workshops throughout the city. Morgan Parker, the Education Coordinator at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA, who were our hosts for the evening) and celebrated poet […]

Congratulations Angelika Amog & Tema Regist for winning Scholastic Art & Writing Silver Key Awards!

What do Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Zac Posen, John Lithgow, and now Angelika Amog and Tema Regist, both members of  NYWC’s Fort Greene Summer Park Literary Festival, have in common? They are all winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, now in its 90th year, was created by […]

What Does Utopia Look Like?: Barnard’s Center for Research on Women Scholar and Feminist Conference

The Barnard Center for Research on Women held its 38th annual Scholar and Feminist Conference with this year’s theme being  ‘Utopia’. The conference itself was held in the Diana Center on Barnard’s campus  and consisted of five keynote speakers who spoke on topics like weaving women’s stories, feminism and critical design, radical pedagogies, as well […]

Register Now for Barnard’s Scholar & Feminist Conference

Barnard College’s Center for Research on Women will hold its annual Scholar & Feminist Conference beginning March 1st. The two day event filled with lectures, discussions, and screenings will center around the conference’s theme of ‘utopia’  as the feminist envisioning of space and change.  The varied presentations are curated around the idea of  “confronting our […]

Save the Date! Writing Aloud Reading Series Featuring Arisa White

It’s no secret that we at the Narrator are big fans of poet and writer Arisa White. White’s poetry collections Hurrah’s Nest and A Penny Saved both have  been reviewed on our blog before, but now we will have the chance to hear her work in person during our quarterly Writing Aloud Reading Series on March 19th.  White will be […]

Pre-Order Pat Schneider’s How the Light Gets In: Writing as a Spiritual Practice!

Pat Schneider wears many hats: poet, playwright, librettist,  and author of ten books of poetry and nonfiction. She’s also a longtime friend, inspiration, and fairy godmother to NY Writers Coalition, and her book Writing Alone and with Others has laid the groundwork for NYWC workshops for 10 years and counting. Soon, Pat will release a […]

Making the Trees Shiver in a Three Stars Garden Book Fair

Tristan and Pascale Leone, two of our youngest and brightest stars from NYWC’s Ridge Kids workshop, will be speaking to 4th graders at Community Roots Charter School & PS 67’s Book fair in Brooklyn, NY on February 4. There they will read their work aloud and talk with students along with NYWC staff about the […]

Meet our new workshop leaders!

NYWC is known for our incredibly diverse and talented volunteer workshop leaders.  In Fall 2012, we welcomed a new set of writers ready to give back to the city. Some of you may have met them at a free workshop, but if you haven’t, let me introduce you to them!  (Actually, they are introducing themselves, […]

Doing anything on Tuesday night? Join a Creative Writing Workshop!

If you happened to read NYWC founder Aaron Zimmerman’s Writing Prompt post “Out with the old, in with the new…” on The Narrator on Monday, you would have received just a taste of what could be in store for you and what you could have the pleasure of experiencing at Aaron’s Tuesday night writing workshop. […]