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  • The NYCWP is here for you!

    Dear NYCWP Community,  I’m reaching out today to let you know that the NYCWP staff and teacher consultants are thinking of all of you. We know that now more than ever we need one another to navigate these very challenging days.  To meet the many needs of our community and to support those seeking community …

    March 31, 2020
  • May 29, 2020: Teens Take the MET!

    The New York City Writing Project is teaming up again with the Metropolitan Art Museum for Teens Take the Met on Friday, May 29, 2020, 5:00 – 8:00pm. Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, music, and more. Free …

    February 28, 2019
  • Writing into Summer – Teen Writing Camp 2020

    Spend two weeks at Lehman College this summer with the NYCWP’s Teen Summer Writing Camp! Unlock your creativity and originality by writing in different genres and in different spaces. The camp is based on the campus of Lehman College, a 4-year CUNY school, and includes field trips to Borough of Manhattan Community College (a 2-year …

    February 4, 2020
  • Apply for The 2020 NYCWP Summer Invitational Leadership Institute!

    Apply for a spot in the 2020 NYCWP Invitational Leadership Institute. What is the Invitational Leadership Institute? The NYCWP’s Summer Invitational Leadership Institute provides opportunities to: Write every day and grow as a writer in a community of supportive colleagues Engage in teaching and learning that is based on Writing Project principles and informs classroom practice …

    February 4, 2020
  • The New York City Writing Project is CTLE-Approved

    As of March 2016, the New York Board of Regents established new Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements for all professional and Level III teaching assistant certificate holders. The New York City Writing Project is an approved CTLE sponsor. All NYCWP programs and workshops provide CTLE hours that will contribute to teachers’ 100 clock …

    May 10, 2018
  • Steal these Ideas for Poem in Your Pocket Day

    Steal these Ideas for Poem in your Pocket Day Poem in your Pocket Day can be a gloriously easy way to celebrate and appreciate poetry. How do you share your love of poetry with your students and colleagues? Please feel free to steal these ideas! Have students peruse poems and the copy snippets or whole …

    April 24, 2018
  • Remembering Nancy Mintz

      It is with enormous sadness that we announce the passing of Nancy Mintz, dear friend, respected colleague, and former Director of the New York City Writing Project, after a valiant battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends, but also to Nancy herself, who loved us and …

    October 14, 2016