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Alison Koffler-Wise receives BRIO Award, 2016!

Alison Koffler-Wise receives BRIO Award, 2016!

The NYCWP is thrilled to announce to our community that our very own Alison Koffler-Wise is the 2016 recipient of the BRIO Award for Poetry from the Bronx Council for the Arts! Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create literary, media, visual, and […]

Student Reading at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Student Reading at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the NYCWP hosted its annual celebration of student reading featuring teen readers from NYCWP partner schools at the historic Nuyorican Poets Café. The Café has been called “the most integrated place on the planet” by Alan Ginsberg and serves as a venue to present groundbreaking works […]

NYCWP Voices: “Shock” by Meny Beriro

NYCWP Voices: “Shock” by Meny Beriro

Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org. Shock  -Meny Beriro CHARACTERS: Annie, […]

Summer Opportunities!

Summer Opportunities!

  “Summer” at the New York City Writing Project used to be synonymous with our Invitational Summer Institute (now called the Invitational Leadership Institute), but times have changed, and the NYCWP has evolved its programming to meet a wider range of teacher needs. It has always been our model to […]

Summer Open Institutes for K-5 or 6-12 Teachers

Summer Open Institutes for K-5 or 6-12 Teachers

  The NYCWP will again offer its Summer Open Institutes for new teachers and those new to the Writing Project’s student-centered approaches to teaching literacy. Separate sessions will be held for K-5 educators and 6-12 educators. The session for teachers of grades K-5 will run from July 11-14, 2016. Each […]

Navigating the Space: Teacher-as-Writer in the Bronx

Navigating the Space: Teacher-as-Writer in the Bronx

Join the NYCWP for a unique professional learning workshop series that engages participants as both teachers and writers as they explore some public and cultural spaces of the Bronx. Participants will visit and write in a variety of locales and respond to the physical spaces and objects they encounter, and […]

Summer Writers’ Residency

Summer Writers’ Residency

  A cornerstone of the NYCWP’s work is support for the teacher-as-writer. This year, the NYCWP will offer a Writers’ Residency in the style of those at Breadloaf and Yaddo to foster participants as they engage in an intensive and intimate writing workshop experience. Writers will read, write, workshop, and […]

Letters to the Next President 2.0

Letters to the Next President 2.0

  The NYCWP will offer a Connected Learning Open Institute exploring the ways that teachers can engage students in connected learning, particularly through participation in Letters to the Next President 2.0, a program developed by National Writing Project educators. Letters to the Next President 2.0 will engage middle and high school […]

Summer Open Institute for NLL/ENL Teachers

Summer Open Institute for NLL/ENL Teachers

The NYCWP will offer two sessions Summer Open Institutes specifically designed for teachers of NLL and ENL students who are interested in the ways the Writing Project’s student-centered approaches to teaching literacy can meet their students’ needs. These sessions are appropriate for P-16 educators. Chose from two sessions (July 18-21 OR July […]

Encourage your students to apply for Bronx Loaf Writers Conference for Teen Writers!

Encourage your students to apply for Bronx Loaf Writers Conference for Teen Writers!

  Bronx Loaf Writers Conference for Teen Writers is back! The program is now accepting applications for the 2016 summer session, which will run from July 11th-July 16th. Last year, 40 kids from 20 different schools from all five boroughs attended the conference. This year, maybe one of those students will be from one of your […]