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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 […]

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 […]

International Community Voices – ICHS & NYCWP receive competitive LRNG Grant

International Community Voices – ICHS & NYCWP receive competitive LRNG Grant

The New York City Writing Project is thrilled to announce that one of its partner schools, the International Community High School (ICHS) in the Bronx, has been awarded a competitive LRNG Grant from Educator Innovator, NWP, the MacArthur Foundation and John Legend’s Show Me Campaign.  This was one of fourteen […]

NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

NaNoWriMo in the Classroom

As the days tick down toward November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) will soon be upon us.  Some of you may have participated in this literary marathon in the past; some of you may have even participated with your students!  NaNoWriMo challenges entrants to write–to completion!–a novel in the month […]

#OurNWP Celebrates 40th Year

#OurNWP Celebrates 40th Year

The National Writing Project (NWP) turns 40 this year and, as part of the celebration, there are many initiatives underway.  One such effort is the proclimation of September 29 – October 3, 2014 as the first-ever Our NWP Week.  Throughout the week, NWP will share photos, quotes and ideas from […]

Save The Date: Taylor Mali at Teacher to Teacher 2015

Save The Date: Taylor Mali at Teacher to Teacher 2015

  The New York City Writing Project’s Teacher to Teacher Conference for 2015 will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Lehman College. We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Keynote Speaker will be Taylor Mali. Taylor Mali is one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement.  Born […]