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  • 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
  • Writing with Youth: Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Writing with Youth Inside and Outside of the Classroom May 1st & 2nd, 2020 hosted by Lehman College Bronx, New York The Consortium of Northeast National Writing Project Sites currently seeks proposals for our first-ever regional conference. Young writers need opportunities to write regularly, wherever they are: in public spaces, with art, through civic engagement, …

    July 25, 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • Stories of Impact

    The NYCWP is very excited to announce the publication of Stories of Impact! This ebook is a collection of essays that chronicle the work and impact of the New York City Writing Project’s on-site teacher-consultant program. Since 1981, the program has placed full-time teacher-consultants in schools across New York City to work closely with teachers in …

    September 6, 2016