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Tables For Ladies, Edward Hopper, 1930, oil on canvas

NYCWP Voices: “New Freedom” by Carla Cherry

  On April 17, 2015, the New York City Writing Project and Metropolitan Museum of Art co-hosted a Writing Marathon in the Met’s historic galleries. Participants drew inspiration from a variety of works of art.  The poem below, New Voices, by Carla Cherry, was inspired by the painting Tables for Ladies (Edward […]

NCLE Survey of Teachers

NCLE Survey of Teachers

The National Writing Project’s Research and Site Development Teams have asked us to encourage teachers from our site to complete the third National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) survey on capacity-based approaches to literacy development. This survey will provide a good opportunity for NWP teachers to share their experiences with […]

Writing Marathon co-hosted with Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 17, 2015

Writing Marathon co-hosted with Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 17, 2015

On April 17, 2015, the NYCWP and the Metropolitan Museum of Art co-hosted a writing marathon in which teachers engaged with works of art, wrote, shared, and reflected on their teaching practice together. Over 60 teachers of grades PreK – higher education participated in this wonderful event. We look forward with […]

Bronx Loaf Writer’s Conference for Teen Writers is Now Accepting Applications

Bronx Loaf Writer’s Conference for Teen Writers is Now Accepting Applications

  This summer’s Bronx Loaf Writers Conference will take place from Monday, July 6th, 2015 through Friday, July 10th. The conference brings together dozens of teen writers in grades 7-12, from public, charter, and private schools to the Bronx Academy of Letters for a week-long writers’ conference.  Bronx Loaf is now accepting applications […]

Renee Watson discusses her novel, This Side of Home, with Linda Christiansen on TTT

Renee Watson discusses her novel, This Side of Home, with Linda Christiansen on TTT

Join Renee Watson, Linda Christensen, Andrew Kulak, and students from Jefferson High School (Watson’s alma mater) on Teachers Teaching Teachers on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 9:00 pm EST.  The conversation will discuss Watson’s debut YA novel, This Side of Home, which was published by Bloomsbury in February, 2015. In […]

Spring Writing Marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spring Writing Marathon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Register by April 10th, 2015 at http://bit.ly/MetNYCWP

NYCWP In The News! – Smithsonian Institute Webinar

NYCWP In The News! – Smithsonian Institute Webinar

NYCWP In The News:   The Smithsonian Institute will host a free webinar, co-developed by NYC Writing Project teacher consultants, for HS Science Teachers who would like to learn introduce argument writing in their classrooms on February 17 and 23 from 7 to 8 pm EST. The webinar is free […]

Vote for the NWP / Youth Voices DMLTrust Proposal!

Vote for the NWP / Youth Voices DMLTrust Proposal!

Support the National Writing Project and Youth Voices by  voting our joint proposal, “Trust and Online Civic Discourse” in the DMLTrust Challenge.  You can cast your vote here by clicking the heart at the top of the proposal: bit.ly/1BUwwH8 Youth Voices was born a dozen years when a group of Writing Project teachers came together […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 NYCWP Teacher-to-Teacher Conference

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 NYCWP Teacher-to-Teacher Conference

  Thank you to all who answered our call for conference proposals.  The window to apply to present at the 2015 Teacher to Teacher Conference has now closed.  For information about presenting at the 2016 Teacher to Teacher Conference, please check back in fall 2015.To Propose a Workshop, visit http://bit.ly/T2T2015WorkshopProposal. To […]

NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

NYCWP Writing Marathon at Lenox Coffee on 12/11/14

On December 11, 2014, the New York City Writing Project hosted a writing marathon at Harlem’s Lenox Coffee, who generously donated their space.  Despite the cold, blustery night, participants enjoyed the warm, cozy space of the café and got an impressive amount of writing done.  Everyone wrote, shared and mingled […]